Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - Operations With Rational Expressions - Exercises: 9

Answer

$$\frac{x}{10}$$

Work Step by Step

A common denominator of $5$ and $2$ is $10$, so $$\frac{3x}{5}-\frac{x}{2}=\bigg(\frac{3x}{5}\bigg)\bigg(\frac{2}{2}\bigg)-\bigg(\frac{x}{2}\bigg)\bigg(\frac{5}{5}\bigg)=\frac{6x}{10}-\frac{5x}{10}=\frac{x}{10}.$$
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