Posted by Jerald on .
Juan's model locomotive is 7 5/8 in long HIs coal car is 6 1/4 in long when hooked together there is a 7/8 inch space between the cars. What is the total length when the two cars are hooked together?
I added the fractions and got 13 7/8 what do I do with the 7/8 in space between the cars?

Math 
Jerald,
14 3/4