# SOLUTION: Subtract and put in simplest form: 2 3 ----- - ------- 5w+10 2w-4 This problem has completely lost me, needing some help on this one, thank you for the hel

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 Question 66271: Subtract and put in simplest form: 2 3 ----- - ------- 5w+10 2w-4 This problem has completely lost me, needing some help on this one, thank you for the help you offer. Answer by stanbon(57361)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! 2 3 ----- - ------- 5w+10 2w-4 ----------- Factor the denominators, as follows: [2/(5(w+2)] - [3/(2(w-2)] The LCD is 10(w+2)(w-2) Write each fraction over the LCD, as follows: [2(2(w-2)]/LCD - [3(5(w+2)] Combine the numerators over the LCD, as follows: [2(2w-4)-3(5w+10)]/LCD [4w-8-15w-30]/LCD [-11w-38]/[10(w+2)(w-2)] Cheers, Stan H.