Problem 2: Calculate .
Answer: The answer is .
The problem
can now be written .
The remaining parenthesis contains multiplication, division, and addition. Convert the division to multiplication first and complete the multiplication operations.
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The fraction can be reduced to .
The fraction can be reduce to .
can now be written as
The problem can now be written as . Convert the whole numbers to fractions, build to a common denominator, add, and reduce. =
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Author: Nancy Marcus