Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Fractions - Exercise Set - Page R-17: 88



Work Step by Step

$1 - (\frac{3}{10} + \frac{5}{10})$ (Convert all numbers to have a denominator of 10) $= \frac{10}{10} - (\frac{3}{10} + \frac{5}{10})$ (Add the fractions in the brackets) $= \frac{10}{10} - \frac{8}{10}$ (Complete the subtraction) $= \frac{2}{10} = \frac{1}{5}$
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