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: 2

Answer

$\frac{4}{x}$

Work Step by Step

By inspection, we see that there is a common denominator of x. Therefore, $\frac{17}{x}-\frac{13}{x}$ $=\frac{17-13}{x}$ $=\frac{4}{x}$
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