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 don't 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 don't 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?