# Solve for: |0.5|+|-1 (1)/(2)|

## Expression: $|0.5|+|-1 \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }|$

The absolute value of any number is always positive

$0.5+|-1 \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }|$

The absolute value of any expression is always positive or $0$

$0.5+1 \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }$

Convert the decimal into a fraction

$\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }+1 \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }$

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction

$\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }+\frac{ 3 }{ 2 }$

$2$