# How do you simplify #2 1/2+7(6/7-1/7)#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

Step 1) Combine the terms within parenthesis:

Next we need to convert the mixed fraction to an improper fractions by multiplying the integer by the appropriate for of

Finally, we need to get the integer over a common denominator so we can add the terms by multiplying the integer by the appropriate form of

or converting to a mixed fraction: