Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Summary Exercises - Operations with Fractions: 19

Answer

$\frac{11}{24}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{8}-\frac{5}{12}=\frac{7\times3}{8\times3}-\frac{5\times2}{12\times2}=\frac{21}{24}-\frac{10}{24}=\frac{21-10}{24}=\frac{11}{24}$
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