Simplify  -4/9+5/8

Asked by smeetparmar48.7spicertl | 19th May, 2020, 05:24: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style fraction numerator negative 4 over denominator 9 end fraction plus 5 over 8
LCM left parenthesis 8 comma 9 right parenthesis space equals space 72
equals fraction numerator negative 4 cross times 8 over denominator 9 cross times 8 end fraction plus fraction numerator 5 cross times 9 over denominator 8 cross times 9 end fraction
equals fraction numerator negative 32 plus 45 over denominator 72 end fraction
equals 13 over 72 end style

Answered by Yasmeen Khan | 19th May, 2020, 05:49: PM