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9-111.

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

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    Distribute the negative first, then simplify.

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    What can you do to eliminate the fractions?

    Cross-multiply.

    Simplify.

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    Remember to distribute the negative sign along with the .

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    What can you do to eliminate the fractions?