### Home > CC3 > Chapter Ch6 > Lesson 6.2.4 > Problem 6-83

6-83.

Simplify the following expressions for , if possible. Check your solutions.

Distribute the negative first, then simplify.

What can you do to eliminate the fractions?

Cross-multiply.

Simplify.

Remember to distribute the negative sign along with the

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What can you do to eliminate the fractions?