Basic Mathematics
# Fractions

Simplify $\frac{7}{2} \times \frac{24}{7} \times \frac{17}{6}.$

Simplify $\frac{19}{2}+\frac{11}{3}+\frac{11}{6}.$

Evaluate $\left(\frac{1}{8}-1\right) \times (-4.373)+\left(-\frac{7}{8}\right) \times (-3.627).$

**Details and assumptions**

Please note: $10^3 = 1,000$, and $1.001 = 1 + \frac{1}{1000}$.

$\frac{1}{6} \;\;\;\;\; \frac{3}{10} \;\;\;\;\; \frac{7}{15}$

Find the difference between the largest and the smallest among the above fractions.

If $a=6-3+5 \mbox{ and } b=\frac{1}{3}-\frac{10}{3},$ what is the value of $a-b$?