# How do you combine #4/(3p)-5/(2p^2)#?

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#### Explanation:

First get common denominators.

We can find this by looking at one term, determining what factors it is missing from the other term, and then multiplying those factors in.

They both have a

Now we multiply each fraction by a unit factor to get the common denominator.

Now we can finally combine the fractions

#### Explanation:

Take L CM for the denominator:

Factors of 3p are

Factors of

L C M of the Denominator is

Combining the two terms,