Monday, February 6, 2012

Homework Booklet Page 81

5. Add. Write your answers in lowest terms. Show your work.


A) 2 1/2 + 1/2 = 3
Step 1: Fractions: 1/2 + 1/2= 2/2 = 1
Step 2: Whole Numbers: 2 = 2
Step 3: Combine: 3


B) 1 1/4 + 2 1/4 = 3 1/2
Step 1: Fractions: 1/4 + 1/4 = 2/4 = 1/2
Step 2: Whole Numbers: 2+1= 3
Step 3: Combine: 3 1/2


C) 2 1/10 + 3 3/10 = 5 2/5
Step 1: Fractions: 1/10 + 3/10= 4/10 = 2/5
Step 2: Whole Numbers: 2+3= 5
Step 3: Combine: 5 2/5


D) 4 2/5 + 3 4/5 = 8 1/5
Step 1: Fractions: 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5= 1 1/5
Step 2: Whole Numbers: 1 + 4 + 3 = 8
Step 3: Combine: 8 1/5

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