Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common Denominator, and Equivalent Fractions - Exercise Set: 22

Answer

-$\frac{3}{14}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{27}{28}$ -$\frac{5}{28}$ -$\frac{28}{28}$ Subtract the numerator. Keep the common denominator =$\frac{27-5-28}{28}$ = =$\frac{-6}{28}$ =-$\frac{2\times3}{2\times14}$ = -$\frac{3}{14}$
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