Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 98

Answer

$\frac{7}{11}$

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{8 - 3(-2)}{2 - 5(-4)} = \frac{8 + 6}{2 + 20} = \frac{14}{22} = \frac{7}{11}$
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