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: 85



Work Step by Step

$1 - (\frac{5}{12} + \frac{1}{3} + \frac{1}{6})$ (Convert all numbers to have a denominator of 12) $= \frac{12}{12} - (\frac{5}{12} + \frac{4}{12} + \frac{2}{12})$ (Add the fractions in the brackets) $= \frac{12}{12} - \frac{11}{12}$ (Complete the subtraction) $= \frac{1}{12}$
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