I'm doing distance math (436 and then 536) as prerequirements and I have a couple of issues but here's one that haunts me :
(I expressed my problem in an image below)
Many thanks in advance!
If there is a space between the whole number and the fraction we can pretty much know that you add the 2 and the 1/3. The other implies multiplication. But generally there is no rule unless it's specified. I would be more than happy if grade school just dropped the notation.
(with space) is the same as which is equal to
(no space) is a mixed number which can be turned into the improper fraction Is that it ?