Jane is adding 3 1/4 + 2 7/8 using fraction strips.How can she rename the sum of the fraction parts of the problem? Explain your thinking
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Jane is adding 3 1/4 + 2 7/8 using fraction strips.How can she rename the sum of the fraction parts of the problem? Explain your thinking
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1. User Answers MsMus
Answer:
3 1/4 + 2 7/8= 6 1/8
Stepbystep explanation:
1. Cross multiply 1/4 and 7/8 which equals 1 1/8.
2. 3+2+1(from cross multiplying)= 6
Answer: 6 1/8