Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator and Least Common Denominator - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 5

Answer

Answer: $\frac{5 - (6+x)}{x}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{x}$ - $\frac{6+x}{x}$ Since the denominators are equal, we can subtract the numerators directly. Thus, $\frac{5}{x}$ - $\frac{6+x}{x}$ = $\frac{5 - (6+x)}{x}$.
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