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: 64

Answer

$\frac{-3x-1}{3x}$

Work Step by Step

To simplify this expression, we first need to find the common denominator (the LCM), which is $3x$. Therefore, we obtain: $-1-\frac{1}{3x}$ =$\frac{-1(3x)-1}{3x}$ =$\frac{-3x-1}{3x}$
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