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If Aaron is practicing for a triathlon.on Sunday he bikes 12 5/8 miles and swims 5 2/3 miles.on Monday he runs 6 3/8 miles.how many total miles does Aaron cover on the two days?plz help I don’t understand 😭😢

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  1. Add: 12 5/8 + 5 2/3 + 6 3/8 = ______

  2. don't understand? a total is the sum of its parts, so just add the distances for each day.

    12 5/8 + 5 2/3 + 6 3/8 = (12+5+6) + (5/8 + 2/3 + 3/8) = ?

    to add fractions, you need a common denominator, so take that step first.
    Actually, it's even simpler in this case, since 5/8 + 3/8 = 8/8 = 1
    so
    (12+5+6) + (5/8 + 2/3 + 3/8) = 23 + 1 2/3 = 24 1/3

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