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: 82

Answer

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Work Step by Step

They are opposites because the second fraction is equal to the first fraction multiplied by -1. Thus, the result of adding them should be 0, for whenever opposites are added, the result is 0.
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