Mathematics

Simplify (7frac{1}{12}-4frac{3}{4}+2frac{1}{2})

Simplify (7frac{1}{12}-4frac{3}{4}+2frac{1}{2})
  • A.
    4
  • B.
    41/6
  • C.
    45/6
  • D.
    51/6
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation

(7frac{1}{12}-4frac{3}{4}+2frac{1}{2}=5left(frac{1-9+6}{12}right)\
5left(frac{-2}{12}right)\
=4left(frac{12-2}{12}right))
(carry one from 5 and call it 12)
(4frac{10}{12}\
=4frac{5}{6})