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: 40

Answer

$\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

x+y Replace x with -$\frac{1}{6}$ and y with $\frac{5}{6}$ $\frac{-1}{6}$ + $\frac{5}{6}$ =$\frac{-1+5}{6}$ =$\frac{4}{6}$ =$\frac{2\times2}{2\times3}$ =$\frac{2}{3}$

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