## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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