# Math

posted by Mae

5/8 + 1 7/9 +3. Simplify the expression

A) 4 29/72
B) 4 12/17
C) 5 7/18
D) 5 29/72

1. Steve

5/8 + 1 7/9 + 3
45/72 + 1 56/72 + 3
4 101/72
5 29/72

2. Scott

by inspection , the sum is over 5 , and the denominator is 72

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