Sum of mixed

The sum of two mixed numbers is 15½. One of the number is 5 ¾, what is the other?

Correct answer:

x =  9.75

Step-by-step explanation:

s=1512=15+12=15 2+12=312=15.5 y=534=5+34=5 4+34=234=5.75  s=x+y  x=sy=15.55.75=394=934=9.75

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