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collegebound88

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Thanks for all your help

add 7 5/8 and 5 5/8 then from there sum subtract 11 5/16
7 5/8 and 5 5/8=13 1/4subtract 11 5/16=10 3/16

 

tkhunny

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collegebound88 said:
Thanks for all your help

add 7 5/8 and 5 5/8 then from there sum subtract 11 5/16
7 5/8 and 5 5/8=13 1/4subtract 11 5/16=10 3/16

It doesn't ALWAYS pay to reduce, simplify, or follow the "correct" rules.

7 5/8 + 5 5/8 = 12 10/8 = 12 20/16

12 20/16 - 11 5/16 = 1 15/16

How did you get 10 from 13 - 11? You didn't estimate, did you? Shame!
 
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