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: 36

Answer

$\frac{3y}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{9y}{8}$ + $\frac{2y}{8}$+$\frac{5y}{8}$-$\frac{4y}{8}$ =$\frac{9y+2y+5y-4y}{8}$ =$\frac{12y}{8}$ =$\frac{4\times 3y} {4\times2}$ =$\frac{3y}{2}$
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