# How do you simplify #-\frac{1}{4}(-3)+\frac{5}{4}#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 26, 2018

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#### Explanation:

First, expand the bracket, the negative signs cancel (multiplying two negatives results in a positive)

Then simply add the numerators, since the denominators are the same:

By dividing the top and bottom by 4, this simplifies to