Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Fractions - Exercise Set: 52

Answer

$1 \frac{17}{35}$

Work Step by Step

1. Find LCD of fractions: 35 2. Write as equivalent fractions with common denominator : $\frac{11*5}{7*5} - \frac{3}{35} = \frac{55}{35} - \frac{3}{35}$ 3. Subtract numerators: $\frac{55-3}{35} = \frac{52}{35} = 1 + \frac{17}{35} = 1 \frac{17}{35}$
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