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# Simplify the fraction -(2x/-xy) completely. a. 2x/-xy b. -2/y c. -2x/xy d. 2/y

$-( \frac{2x}{xy} ) :$ Remove parentheses:  (a) = a $= - \frac{2x}{-xy}$ Apply  the fraction rule : $\frac{a}{-b} = - \frac{a}{b}$ $-( \frac{2x}{xy} )$ Cancel : $\frac{2x}{xy}$ $= -(- \frac{2x}{y} )$ Apply rule : -(-a) = a $= \frac{2}{y}$ Answer D hope this helps!