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 - Page 58: 90



Work Step by Step

We first apply the distributive property. Then, we simplify the resultant expression: $2n-\frac{6}{7}n+\frac{5}{14}n$ =$n(2-\frac{6}{7}+\frac{5}{14})$ =$n(\frac{2(14)-6(2)+5(1)}{14})$ =$n(\frac{28-12+5}{14})$ =$n(\frac{16+5}{14})$ =$n(\frac{21}{14})$ =$\frac{3}{2}n$
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