# How do you simplify #|496/3| + |45/2| + |-9/2| #?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 25, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, execute the operation for each fraction within the absolute value functions. The absolute value function takes any term and converts it to its positive form:

Next, we need to put each fraction over a common denominator,

We can now add the numerators: