Posted by **Jerald** on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:34am.

To solve a math problem for homework Carrie needed to find the total of 2 3/4 6.00 and 3 4/5 What should Carrie have gotten as an answer?

7.55?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:43am
I got a much different answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:44am
If you rounded the numbers with fractions, you'd get 13.

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**Jerald**, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:51am
Oh because what I did was divide 3/4 and I got .75 and then I divided 4/5 and got 80. Then I added 6.00 .75 and .80 and got 7.55. But then I didnt know what to do with the whole number. So how do you figure out you were suppose to round?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 11:54am
I used the rounding example as a way of showing how far off your answer is.

2.75 + 6 + 3.8 = ?

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