# How do you simplify (x-7)/3 - 4/3?

Nov 6, 2015

$\frac{x - 11}{3}$

#### Explanation:

The two fractions can be combined as one like so:

$\frac{x - 7 - 4}{3}$

Simplify...

$\frac{x - 11}{3}$

another way to write this would be
$\frac{x}{3} - \frac{11}{3}$