Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Integrated Review - Operations on Real Numbers: 24

Answer

$-\frac{5}{24}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{2}{3}-\frac{7}{8}=\frac{2\times8}{3\times8}-\frac{7\times3}{8\times3}=\frac{16}{24}-\frac{21}{24}=\frac{16-21}{24}=\frac{-5}{24}=-\frac{5}{24}$
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