# How do you subtract #3/(7b)-8/(3b^2)#?

##### 2 Answers

Oct 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

First find the common denominator.

The least common multiple of

The least common multiple of

So, the common denominator is

Multiply the first term by

Oct 28, 2016

The fraction above cannot be simplified, so this is the fraction you'd be looking to get if you were to subtract the second fraction (right) from the first fraction (left).