Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common Denominator, and Equivalent Fractions - Exercise Set: 6

Answer

-$\frac{1}{4}$

Work Step by Step

-$\frac{3}{8}$ +$\frac{1}{8}$ Add the numerator, Keep the common denominator. =$\frac{-3+1}{8}$ =$\frac{-2}{8}$ =$\frac{-2\times1}{2\times4}$ = -$\frac{1}{4}$
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