Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Section 7.7 - Simplifying Complex Fractions - Exercise Set - Page 549: 31



Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{\dfrac{-3+y}{4}}{\dfrac{8+y}{28}}$ Evaluate the division and simplify: $\dfrac{\dfrac{-3+y}{4}}{\dfrac{8+y}{28}}=\dfrac{-3+y}{4}\div\dfrac{8+y}{28}=\dfrac{(-3+y)(28)}{(8+y)(4)}=\dfrac{7(y-3)}{y+8}$
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