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# Simplify 3$$\frac{1}{3}$$ - 1$$\frac{1}{4}$$ x $$\frac{2}{3}$$ + 1$$\frac{2}{5}$$...

### Question

Simplify 3$$\frac{1}{3}$$ - 1$$\frac{1}{4}$$ x $$\frac{2}{3}$$ + 1$$\frac{2}{5}$$

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4

D) 5

### Explanation:

3 - $$\frac{1}{3}$$ - ($$\frac{5}{4}$$ x $$\frac{2}{3}$$) + 1$$\frac{2}{5}$$
= $$\frac{10}{3}$$ - $$\frac{5}{6}$$ + $$\frac{7}{5}$$
= $$\frac{100 - 25 + 42}{30}$$
= $$\frac{117}{30}$$
= 3.9
$$\approx$$ 4

## Dicussion (1)

• 3 - $$\frac{1}{3}$$ - ($$\frac{5}{4}$$ x $$\frac{2}{3}$$) + 1$$\frac{2}{5}$$
= $$\frac{10}{3}$$ - $$\frac{5}{6}$$ + $$\frac{7}{5}$$
= $$\frac{100 - 25 + 42}{30}$$
= $$\frac{117}{30}$$
= 3.9
$$\approx$$ 4