Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.2 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions - 6.2 Exercises: 3

Answer

$-\frac{1}{18}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{6}-\frac{8}{9}=\frac{5\times6}{6\times6}-\frac{8\times4}{9\times4}=\frac{30}{36}-\frac{32}{36}=\frac{30-32}{36}=\frac{-2}{36}=-\frac{2\div2}{36\div2}=-\frac{1}{18}$
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