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combine like terms (simplify)

11/14a - 1/15b + 1/14a - 11/15b

would the correct answer be

12/14a + 10/15b

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  1. Watch your + and - signs.

    12/14a is correct -- but should be simplified to 6/7a

    Your other term is wrong.

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