Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Test: 17

Answer

$-\frac{2}{3y}$

Work Step by Step

$-\frac{8}{15y}-\frac{2}{15y}$ $\longrightarrow$ subtract numerators =$\frac{-8-2}{15y}$ $\longrightarrow$ subtracy =$\frac{-10}{15y}$ $\longrightarrow$ reduce =$\frac{-10\div5}{15y\div5}$ $\longrightarrow$ divide =$\frac{-2}{3y}$
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