Evaluate the following rational expressions. Homework Help ✎
Add the integer values together. Then, if necessary, use a giant 1 to make the denominators of the fractions the same.
−3 + 8 = 5
Add the fractions together, reduce if possible, and change the sum into a mixed number if necessary. Then add the integer sum and the fraction sum together.
Follow the steps for part (a). Remember, subtracting any number is like adding its opposite.
Convert the mixed numbers into fractions greater than 1. Then simplify. Reduce if possible and convert the product into a mixed number if necessary.
Follow the steps for part (c). Remember, dividing by a fraction is like multiplying by its reciprocal.