-1/5x (2/7 + -1/8)

Asked by Vanikapoor310309 | 6th Jun, 2022, 12:12: PM

Expert Answer:

-1/5 x {2/7 + (-1/8)}
negative 1 fifth cross times open square brackets 2 over 7 plus open parentheses negative 1 over 8 close parentheses close square brackets
equals negative 1 fifth cross times open square brackets 2 over 7 minus 1 over 8 close square brackets
equals negative 1 fifth cross times open parentheses fraction numerator 16 minus 7 over denominator 56 end fraction close parentheses
equals negative 1 fifth cross times 9 over 56
equals negative 9 over 280

Answered by Renu Varma | 6th Jun, 2022, 12:28: PM