Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Adding Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 38

Answer

$-\frac{3}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$-\frac{5}{6}+(-\frac{2}{3})=-\frac{5}{6}+(-\frac{2\times2}{3\times2})=-\frac{5}{6}+(-\frac{4}{6})=-(\frac{5}{6}+\frac{4}{6})=-(\frac{5+4}{6})=-(\frac{9}{6})=-\frac{9}{6}=-\frac{9\div3}{6\div3}=-\frac{3}{2}$
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