Compound Fractions: Problem 1

Rule 27:
A compound fraction is sometimes called a mixed number.

tex2html_wrap_inline42 , tex2html_wrap_inline44 , and tex2html_wrap_inline46 are examples of compound fractions.

Problem 1:
Convert tex2html_wrap_inline48 to a simple fraction.
Answer:
tex2html_wrap_inline50
Solution:
The compound fraction tex2html_wrap_inline48 can be written tex2html_wrap_inline54 .

Build the left fraction to an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 9.

tex2html_wrap_inline56 .

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