# the simplest value of 3 10 + 4 15 . ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.1, Problem 25E

(a)

To determine

## To find: the simplest value of 310+415 .

Expert Solution

310+415=1730

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

An expression is given as 310+415 .

Formula used:

Sum of two fraction ab and cd can be performed by

ab+cd=ab+cbbd

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

310+415

Now, simplify the expression as shown:

310+415=315+4101015=45+40150=85150

Further simplify as shown:

310+415=85150=517530=1730

Here, the simplified value is 1730 .

(b)

To determine

Expert Solution

14+15=920

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

An expression is given as 14+15 .

Formula used:

Sum of two fraction ab and cd can be performed by

ab+cd=ab+cbbd

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

Now, simplify the expression as shown:

14+15=5+445=920

Here, the simplified value is 920 .

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