Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 93

Answer

$-\frac{34}{7}$

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{22 + (3)(-2)^{2}}{-5 - 2} = \frac{22 + (3)(4)}{-5 - 2} = \frac{22 + 12}{-5 - 2} = \frac{34}{-5 - 2} = \frac{34}{-7} = -\frac{34}{7}$
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