Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.5 - Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions - Exercise Set: 8

Answer

$-\frac{4}{15}$

Work Step by Step

LCD is 15. $\frac{2}{15}-\frac{2}{5}=\frac{2}{15}-\frac{2\times3}{5times3}=\frac{2}{15}-\frac{6}{15}=\frac{2-6}{15}=\frac{-4}{15}$
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