Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - Get Ready: 10

Answer

-$\frac{7}{15}$

Work Step by Step

In order to add or subtract fractions, we start by making a common denominator (bottom of the fraction). Thus, we multiply 1/5 by 3/3 and 2/3 by 5/5 to obtain: $\frac{3}{15}+$($-\frac{10}{15}$)=-$\frac{7}{15}$.
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