Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common Denominator, and Equivalent Fractions - Practice: 9

Answer

-$\frac{5}{12}$

Work Step by Step

x+y= Replace x with -$\frac{10}{12}$ and y=$\frac{5}{12}$ =-$\frac{10}{12}$ +$\frac{5}{12}$ Add the numerator, Keep the common denominator. =$\frac{-10+5}{12}$ =$\frac{-5}{12}$
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