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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the sum of the expression
6/11+ (−3/8)
) Circle your final answer.
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the sum of the expression 6/11+ (−3/8) ) Circle your final answer.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try finding the common denominator first.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, first thing's first. You should find a common denominator, which is a number that both 11 and 8, your denominators, are divisible by. The easiest way to do this would be to multiply 11 and 8, giving you what?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep! So in order to make it nice and easy to add, then multiply the numerator and denominator by the same number.\[(\frac{ 6 }{ 11 } * \frac{ 8 }{ 8 })  (\frac{ 3 }{ 8 } * \frac{ 11 }{ 11 }) = ?\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're able to do this because 8/8 and 11/11 equals 1, so you're not changing the value of the numbers! You're simply doing the opposite of reducing them, in order to make it easier to subtract.
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