Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.2 - Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers - Problem Set 2.2: 59

Answer

$\frac{-6y-5x}{4xy}$

Work Step by Step

To simplify this expression, we first need to find the common denominator (the LCM), which is $4xy$. Therefore, we obtain: $-\frac{3}{2x}-\frac{5}{4y}$ =$\frac{-3(2y)-5(x)}{4xy}$ =$\frac{-6y-5x}{4xy}$
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