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: 86



Work Step by Step

$1 - (\frac{1}{4} + \frac{3}{8})$ (Convert all numbers to have a denominator of 8) $= \frac{8}{8} - (\frac{2}{8} + \frac{3}{8})$ (Add the fractions in the brackets) $= \frac{8}{8} - \frac{5}{8}$ (Complete the subtraction) $= \frac{3}{8}$
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