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 - Practice - Page 269: 9



Work Step by Step

When $x=\frac{5}{11}$ and $y=\frac{4}{9}$: $x-y$ $=\frac{5}{11}-\frac{4}{9}$ $=\frac{5\times9}{11\times9}-\frac{4\times11}{9\times11}$ $=\frac{45}{99}-\frac{44}{99}$ $=\frac{1}{99}$
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