Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 6 - Section 6.2 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions - Exercise Set: 84

Answer

5

Work Step by Step

The distributive property holds that $a(b+c)=ab+ac$ for real numbers a, b, and c. Therefore, $14(\frac{1}{7}+\frac{3}{14})=(14\times\frac{1}{7})+(14\times\frac{3}{14})=\frac{14}{7}+\frac{42}{14}=2+3=5$
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