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5-8.

Simplify the following expressions.

First convert these into fractions greater than one.

Next, find a common denominator and compute the sums.

Find a common denominator among these three fractions.

Multiply each fraction by a Giant One to convert each fraction to ensure a common denominator.

Compute the sum and differences.

See parts (a) and (b).