Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.5 Order Relation and the Order of Operations - 3.5 Exercises - Page 245: 66

Answer

$\frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$(\frac{5}{6} - \frac{7}{12}) - \frac{3}{4}(\frac{1}{3})^{2}$ = $(\frac{10}{12} - \frac{7}{12}) - \frac{3}{4}(\frac{1}{9})$ = $\frac{5}{12} - \frac{3}{36}$ = $\frac{15}{36} - \frac{3}{36}$ = $\frac{12}{36}$ = $\frac{1}{3}$
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