# Shannon walked 4 7/8 miles and ran 3 1/2 miles during the week how much further did she walk than run?

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Nov 2, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

This is a subtraction question.

That is

#4 7/8-3 1/2# 'split' each

#color(blue)"mixed number"# into it's whole number and fraction parts.

#=4+7/8-(3+1/2)=4+7/8-3-1/2# combine the whole numbers and fractions.

#rArr(4-3)+(7/8-1/2)=1+(7/8-4/8)=1+3/8#

#=1 3/8# Thus, Shannon walked

#1 3/8" miles"# further than she ran.