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4-43.

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  • For part (a), review the Math Notes box below to find help with adding fractions.

  • To add the fractions together, start by finding the least common multiple of 3 and 10. Then use that number as a common denominator. This table lists multiples of 3 and 10.

  • LCM is 30. Rewrite each fraction to have a denominator of 30 by using Giant Ones, as shown below. Can you add the fractions now?

  • giant one 3 over 3giant one 10 over 10

  1. Whenever adding or subtracting decimals, be sure to line up the decimal point! It may help to write this problem like this:

    Also, remember that the decimal point will fall in the same place in your answer.

  2. Refer to the Math Notes box below.

  • Refer to the Math Notes box below.