Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Test: 28



Work Step by Step

Simplify this expression: $\frac{1}{3}$a-$\frac{3}{8}$+$\frac{1}{6}$a-$\frac{3}{4}$ Make all like terms have a common denominator. $\frac{2}{6}$a-$\frac{3}{8}$+$\frac{1}{6}$a-$\frac{6}{8}$ Add like terms. $\frac{3}{6}$a-$\frac{9}{8}$ Reduce. $\frac{1}{2}$a-$\frac{9}{8}$
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