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: 96

Answer

$\frac{-41}{50}x + \frac{1}{42}y$

Work Step by Step

We make common denominators to combine like terms: $$ = \frac{-45+4}{50} x + \frac{-9+10}{42}y = \frac{-41}{50}x + \frac{1}{42}y$$
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