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: 75

Answer

14

Work Step by Step

We will first change the form of the equation by applying the distributive property. Then, we will simplify the resultant expression: $24(\frac{3}{4}-\frac{1}{6})$ =$24(\frac{3(3)-1(2)}{12})$ =$24(\frac{9-2}{12})$ =$24(\frac{7}{12})$ =$2(\frac{7}{1})$ =$14$
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