Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.4 - Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common Denominator, and Equivalent Fractions - Exercise Set: 34

Answer

-$\frac{3}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{8}$ - $\frac{15}{8}$+$\frac{2}{8}$ = $\frac{1-15+2}{8}$ =$\frac{-12}{8}$ =-$\frac{4\times 3}{4\times2}$ =-$\frac{3}{2}$
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