the sum of two rational numbers is -5. if one of the number is 2/3, find the other

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the sum of two rational numbers is -5. if one of the number is 2/3, find the other

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answer is(-10/3)

given that:

sum of rational numbers is (-4)

first number is (-2/3)

let second number be x

-2/3+x=-4

x=(-4)-(-2/3)

x=-4+2/3

x=-12/3+2/3

x=(-10/3)

Answer:let the other no. be x

then,

x + 2/3 = -5

x = -5 -2/3

x = -17/3