# How do you solve -\frac { 2} { 5} - ( - \frac { 3} { 4} )?

Feb 8, 2017

$\frac{7}{20}$

#### Explanation:

$- \frac{2}{5} - \left(- \frac{3}{4}\right)$

$\therefore = - \frac{2}{5} + \frac{3}{4}$

$\therefore = \frac{\left(4 \times - 2\right) + \left(5 \times 3\right)}{20}$

$\therefore = \frac{- 8 + 15}{20}$

$\therefore = \frac{7}{20}$