Usually clarissa jogs 2 3/5 miles a day. Today she jogged half her usual distance. How far did she jog?

1 Answer
Jan 13, 2017

Answer:

Clarrisa jogged #1 3/10# miles

Explanation:

We can write this problem as:

What is #1/2 of # #2 3/5#

or

#d = 1/2 xx 2 3/5#

Where #d# is the distance Clarissa jogged.

#d = 1/2 xx (2 + 3/5)#

#d = (1/2 xx 2) + (1/2 xx 3/5)#

#d = 2/2 + (1 xx 3)/(2 xx 5)#

#d = 1 + 3/10#

#d = 1 3/10#