Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.6 - Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring - Exercise Set: 72

Answer

$\frac{5}{36}$

Work Step by Step

Step 1: $\frac{5}{9}-\frac{5}{12}$ Step 2: The LCM of 9 and 12 is 36. Step 3: Therefore, $\frac{5}{9}-\frac{5}{12}=\frac{4(5)-3(5)}{36}=\frac{20-15}{36}=\frac{5}{36}$.
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