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1-17.

Simplify each expression. Homework Help ✎

  1. Find a common denominator for both fractions. Remember that adding a negative is the same as subtracting.

  2. Refer to part (a). Notice that this time you are adding two negatives.

  3. Multiply the numerators then multiply the denominators.

  4. Take the reciprocal of 2/7 and multiply. Refer to part (c).