Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.8 - Solving Equations Containing Fractions - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

$\frac{5}{22}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{8}{11}$ - $\frac{1}{2}$ =$\frac{8\times2}{11\times2}$ - $\frac{1\times11}{2\times11}$ =$\frac{16}{22}$ - $\frac{11}{22}$ = =$\frac{16-11}{22}$=$\frac{5}{22}$ LCD of 11 and 2 is 22
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