# Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions with the Same Denominator - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 506: 5

$\displaystyle \frac{x-5}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

To subtract rational expressions with the same denominator, subtract numerators and place the difference over the common denominator. If possible, factor and simplify the result. $\displaystyle \frac{x}{3}-\frac{5}{3}=\frac{x-5}{3}$

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