Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Review: 97

Answer

-5

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, solve the numerator and denominator separately; multiply first, then subtract, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{-3 - 2(-9)}{-15 - 3(-4)}$ = $\frac{-3 + 18}{-15 + 12}$ = $\frac{15}{-3}$ = -5
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