# How do you solve #-5\frac { 2} { 3} - \frac { 3} { 4} b = - 4\frac { 5} { 12}#?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

#color(blue)(-5 2/3-3/4 b=-4 5/12#

First of all, simplify all of the mixed fractions (in the form of

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#### Explanation:

Convert the individual terms to improper fractions.

Taking 12 as L C M for L H S,

#### Explanation:

Change all the fractions to improper fractions first:

To get rid of the fractions, multiply each term by the LCD of the denominators (which is

Cancel the denominators and simplify