Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Fractions in Algebra - Exercise Set: 148

Answer

False; $\frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

This is false because you cannot reduce a fraction unless it is a single term in the numerator or if you factor something from the entire numerator. Instead you should find the sum in the numerator first and then reduce the fraction. $\frac{3+7}{30}$=$\frac{10}{30}$=$\frac{1}{3}$
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