Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.5 - Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions - Exercise Set - Page 272: 6



Work Step by Step

LCD is 9. $-\frac{5}{9}+\frac{1}{3}=-\frac{5}{9}+\frac{1\times3}{3\times3}=-\frac{5}{9}+\frac{3}{9}=\frac{-5+3}{9}=\frac{-2}{9}$
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