Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Review Exercises: 8

Answer

$\frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{68}{75}$ - $\frac{43}{75}$ They are like fractions Step 1 Subtract the numerators to find the numerator of the difference Step 2 Write the denominator of the like fractions as the denominator of the sum $\frac{68 - 43}{75}$ = $\frac{25}{75}$ $\frac{25}{75}$ is not in lowest term to divide the numerator and denominator by common factor 25 $\frac{25}{75}$ = $\frac{1}{3}$
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