# Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - 3.1 Reading Graphs, Plotting Points, and Scaling Graphs - 3.1 Exercise Set - Page 162: 59

$-\dfrac{1}{6}$

#### Work Step by Step

The given expression, $-\dfrac{1}{2}+\dfrac{1}{3}$, simplifies to \begin{array}{l} \dfrac{3(-1)+2(1)}{6} \\\\= \dfrac{-3+2}{6} \\\\= \dfrac{-1}{6} \\\\= -\dfrac{1}{6} .\end{array}

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