### Home > CC2 > Chapter 6 > Lesson 6.1.1 > Problem 6-8

6-8.

Simplify the following expressions.

Change to addition.

Find a common denominator.

Find a common denominator.

See part (b).

Recall that adding a negative number is essentially subtraction.

Remember that when you subtract a negative number you are essentially adding it.

Remember, the solution will have the same sign as the larger number.