# the simplest value of 2 3 − 3 5 .

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.1, Problem 26E

(a)

To determine

## To find: the simplest value of 23−35 .

Expert Solution

2335=115

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

An expression is given as 2335 .

Formula used:

Difference of two fraction ab and cd can be performed by

abcd=abcbbd

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

2335

Now, simplify the expression as shown:

2335=253335=10915=115

Here, the simplified value is 115 .

(b)

To determine

Expert Solution

1+5816=3524

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

An expression is given as 1+5816 .

Formula used:

Sum of two fraction ab and cd can be performed by

ab+cd=ab+cbbd

Difference of two fraction ab and cd can be performed by

abcd=abcbbd

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

Now, simplify the expression as shown:

1+5816=1+561886=1+30848=1+2248=48+2248=7048=3524

Here, the simplified value is 3524 .

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