How do you simplify #(3 1/2 + 16 1/2) / (1/3 - 2 1/3)#?

1 Answer
Feb 26, 2016

Answer:

-10

Explanation:

#(3 1/2 + 16 1/2)/(1/3-2 1/3)#

#color(white)("XXX")=(7/2+33/2)/(1/3-7/3)#

#color(white)("XXX") = {(7+33)/2}/{(1-7)/3}#

#color(white)("XXX")= (40/2)/(-6/3)#

#color(white)("XXX") = 20/(-2)#

#color(white)("XXX") = -10#