Compound Fractions: Example
 Rule 27:

A compound fraction is sometimes called a mixed number.
, , and
are examples of compound fractions.
 Example:
 Calculate . Express your answer as a compound number.
 Answer:
 .
 Solution:

 Comment:
 You can check your answer with your calculator. Use
your calculator to calculate the problem. Your answer will be in
decimals. Now use your calculator to convert to a decimal. If the results are the same, your answer is correct.
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