Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.8 - Solving Equations Containing Fractions - Exercise Set: 53

Answer

$\frac{-1}{9}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{9}$ - $\frac{2}{3}$ =$\frac{5}{9}$ - $\frac{6}{9}$ =$\frac{5-6} {9}$=$\frac{-1}{9}$ LCD of 9 and 3 is 9
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