Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.8 - Solving Equations Containing Fractions - Exercise Set: 38

Answer

$\frac{-40+9y}{72}$

Work Step by Step

-$\frac{5}{9}$ +$\frac{y}{8}$ =-$\frac{5\times8}{9\times8}$ + $\frac{y\times9}{8\times9}$ LCD of 9 and 8 is 72 =-$\frac{40}{72}$ +$\frac{9y}{72}$ =$\frac{-40+9y}{72}$
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