Yolanda walked 3 6/10 miles. Then she walked 41 1/2more miles. How many miles did yolanda walk?

1 Answer
Nov 14, 2016

Answer:

Get the fractions on like denominators.

Explanation:

#41 1/2# can be written as #41+1/2*5/5=41+5/10#
(only multiplying the fraction by #1# disguised as #5/5#)

Now we can add:

#3+6/10+41+5/10=3+41+6/10+5/10=#

#44+11/10=44+10/10+1/10=45+1/10= 45 1/10# mi