Complex Fractions: Problem 1
- Rule 26:
- To multiply add or subtract two complex fractions,
convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to add or subtract two simple fractions.
- Problem 1:
- Simplify .
- Simplify the fraction first. Convert the numerator of the
complex fraction to a simple fraction.
can be written
Convert the denominator of
the complex fraction to a simple fraction.
can be written .
can now be
The problem can now be written .
Check the answer with your calculator.
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