# SOLUTION: Which of the following is equivalent to the expression -x-5/3-x? (1) 5/3 (2) -x+5/x-3 (3) x-5/x+3 (4) x-5/x-3 ??? thanks.

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 Question 202694: Which of the following is equivalent to the expression -x-5/3-x? (1) 5/3 (2) -x+5/x-3 (3) x-5/x+3 (4) x-5/x-3 ??? thanks.Answer by jsmallt9(3296)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Rewrite as an addition: If you multiply the top and bottom of the fraction by -1: Simplifying we get: Using the Commutative property in the denominator: Rewriting the denominator as a subtraction: So the answer is (2).