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what is -19 11/25+2/5?

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-19 11/25+2/5?

I'm assuming -19 11/25 is a mixed fraction. Convert it into an improper fraction. To do this, you have to make the 19 turn into a fraction with a denominator of 25, so that it can be added with 11/25. To do this, convert it into a fraction and multiply both the denominator and numerator by 25.
-19 = -19/1
(-19 * 25)/(1 * 25) = -475/25
Our problem now asks -475/25 + 2/5.
We need to simplify -475/25 so that it has a denominator of 5, like 2/5. When we do that, we are able to successfully add the numerators and find our answer. So what number needs to divide 25 in order to give us 5? That would be 5. So divide both the denominator and numerator by 5 in -475/25.
(-475/5)/(25/5) = -95/5
Now the problem asks to solve -95/5 + 2/5.
Ignore the denominators, combine the numerators, and place them over 5. You will get:
(-95 + 2)/5 = -93/5 <--- This is the answer.

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