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

1 Answer
Nov 2, 2016

Answer:

#1 3/8" miles"#

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.