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Evaluate the following expressions.


  • Add the integer parts from each term together.

    Use a Giant One to make the denominators of the fractions the same.

    Simplify, reduce if possible. Then add the fraction sum to the integer sum.


  • Solve the same way that you solved part (a). Think about this problem as though you are adding negative numbers.


  • Change each number into a fraction greater than .

    Simplify, reduce if possible, and change answer into a mixed number if needed.


  • Remember to multiply by the reciprocal.