# math

Jill ran 6 1/4 miles at practice today. Amanda ran 3 7/8 miles at practice today. How many more miles did Jill run

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1. 1/4 is 2/8
So 6 + 1/4 is 6 + 2/8
which is 5 + 8/8 + 2/8
which is 5 + 10/8
now
5 + 10/8 - (3 + 7/8)
is
5 + 10/8 - 3 - 7/8
which finally is
2 + 3/8
or
2 3/8

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2. 6 1/4 - 3 7/8 = 25/4 - 31/8 = 50/8 - 31/8 = 19/8 = 2 3/8 Miles more.

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