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Homework Help: math/algebra

Posted by Diana on Sunday, July 15, 2007 at 11:11am.

Subtract: express your answer in simplest form.
2/5 - y/y-2
answers
a)-3y-2/y-2
b) -3y -2/5(4-2)
c) -3y-4/5(y-2)
d) -3y-4/y-2


The way you have written the problem, is 2/5 minus y^3. I dont think that is what you meant. Please use grouping symbols on fractions () or []

The way you have written the problem, is 2/5 minus y^3. I dont think that is what you meant. Please use grouping symbols on fractions () or []

it if a fraction 2/5 - y/(y-2)

common denominator: 5(y-2)

2y-4 -5y is the numerator (you need to combine)
The denominator is below. Please start showing your work.

I came up with -3y-4/5(y-2) is this correct?

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