Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.6 - Complex Fractions and Review of Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 17

Answer

$-\frac{17}{45}$

Work Step by Step

$(\frac{2}{9}+\frac{4}{9})(\frac{1}{3}-\frac{9}{10})$ $=(\frac{6}{9})(\frac{10}{30}-\frac{27}{30})$ $=(\frac{2}{3})(-\frac{17}{30})$ $=-(\frac{2}{3}\times\frac{17}{30})$ $=-(\frac{1}{3}\times\frac{17}{15})$ $=-\frac{17}{45}$
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