Saturday

February 28, 2015

February 28, 2015

Posted by **Moby** on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:47pm.

8 1/2 years ago, Steven was 7 years old. How old is he now?

Do I write it out like this 8/1 + 1/2 + 7/1 ??? But it comes out too high of a number. I know I am doing it wrong. 8 1/2 + 7 = 15 1 /2 this is right. But can't be this easy. I am doing fractions adding and subtracting right now. Do I write it out f - 7 = 8 1/2 and f = 15 1/2 formula???

- Fraction -
**Moby**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:50pmIs it f - 7 = 15 1/ 2 formula ?

- Fraction -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:51pmThis is correct.

8 1/2 + 7 = 15 1 /2

- Fraction right?? -
**Moby**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:53pmI know what is it! Is it f- 7 = 8 1/2

which equal 15 1/2

right ?? :)

- Fraction -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:55pmYes, that's right.

- Fraction This right? -
**Moby**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:04pmBut don't I in one step 17/2 + 7/1 find LCD? which is 2 ??

- Fraction -
**Moby**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:08pmThank you.

- Fraction -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:10pmIf you must change these numbers to fractions, then >>

8 1/2 = 17/2

f - (14/2) = (17/2)

f = (17/2) + (14/2)

f = 31/2 = 15 1/2

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

maths - Show that the equation (1) divided by (x+1) - (x)divided by (x-2)=0 has ...

Algebra - One can think of "a out of b" without actually removing the pieces. ...

math - write a definition for an equivalent fraction. A. a fraction of ...

math - Will someone please show me how to do this problem. I have to write this ...

Math help, anyone? - Solve the proportion. Where necessary, round to the nearest...

Math - Write and solve an equation for the situation. Eight and one-half years ...

Math - Write and solve an equation for the situation. Eight and one-half years ...

Maths - When the numerator and denominator of a fraction are each increased by 5...

math (probabiliyt statistisa) - heads or tail? There are only two possibles ...

MAth - i need help figuring these out. I am not sure of them Write the following...