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

Question

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

Options

A) 1$$\frac{3}{4}$$

B) -1

C) 1$$\frac{3}{10}$$

D) 1

E) 1$$\frac{9}{10}$$

Explanation:

3 - 2 $$\div$$ ($$\frac{4}{5}$$) + $$\frac{1}{2}$$
3 - (2 x $$\frac{5}{4}$$) + $$\frac{1}{2}$$ = 3 - $$\frac{10}{4}$$ + $$\frac{1}{2}$$
= 3 - $$\frac{5}{2}$$ + $$\frac{1}{2}$$
= $$\frac{6 - 5 + 1}{2}$$
= $$\frac{2}{2}$$
= 1

Dicussion (1)

• 3 - 2 $$\div$$ ($$\frac{4}{5}$$) + $$\frac{1}{2}$$
3 - (2 x $$\frac{5}{4}$$) + $$\frac{1}{2}$$ = 3 - $$\frac{10}{4}$$ + $$\frac{1}{2}$$
= 3 - $$\frac{5}{2}$$ + $$\frac{1}{2}$$
= $$\frac{6 - 5 + 1}{2}$$
= $$\frac{2}{2}$$
= 1