Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 28

Answer

$-\frac{1}{8}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{4}-\frac{7}{8}=\frac{3\times2}{4\times2}-\frac{7}{8}=\frac{6}{8}-\frac{7}{8}=\frac{6-7}{8}=\frac{6+(-7)}{8}=\frac{-1}{8}=-\frac{1}{8}$
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