Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 7 - Algebraic Fractions - 7.3 - Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Fractions - Problem Set 7.3: 11

Answer

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

Work Step by Step

By inspection, we see that there is a common denominator of $(x-1)$. Therefore, we obtain: $\frac{3}{x-1}-\frac{6}{x-1}$ =$\frac{3-(6)}{x-1}$ =$\frac{3-6}{x-1}$ =$\frac{-3}{x-1}$ =$-\frac{3}{x-1}$
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