Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.5 - Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions - Exercise Set: 44

Answer

$-\frac{35}{58}$

Work Step by Step

LCD is 58. $-\frac{1}{2}-\frac{3}{29}=-\frac{1\times29}{2\times29}-\frac{3\times2}{29\times2}=-\frac{29}{58}-\frac{6}{58}=\frac{-29-6}{58}=\frac{-35}{58}$
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