How do you simplify #1 1/4+(3 2/3+5 3/4)^2#?

1 Answer
Nov 10, 2016

Answer:

#89 133/144#

Explanation:

#1 1/4+(3 2/3+5 3/4)^2" "larr# there are 2 terms.

=#1 1/4 + (8 (8+9)/12)^2" "larr# calculate the bracket first

=#1 1/4 + (8 17/12)^2#

=#1 1/4 + (113/12)^2" "larr# improper fraction to be able to square

=#1 1/4 + 12769/144#

=#1 1/4 + 88 97/144#

=#89 (36+97)/144#

=#89 133/144#