Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Section 7.4 - Applications of Percent - Exercise Set: 65

Answer

$\frac{1}{24}$

Work Step by Step

-$\frac{3}{8}$ + $\frac{5}{12}$ = -$\frac{3}{8}$$\times$$\frac{3}{3}$ + $\frac{5}{12}$$\times$$\frac{2}{2}$ = -$\frac{3\times3}{8\times3}$ + $\frac{5\times2}{12\times2}$ = -$\frac{9}{24}$ + $\frac{10}{24}$ = $\frac{-9+10}{24}$ = $\frac{1}{24}$
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