## College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.1: 65

-1

#### Work Step by Step

For this problem, we always must do the addition and subtraction within the absolute value brackets first, and then use the definition of absolute value to break down the brackets. $\frac{-5}{|-5|}$ $\frac{-5}{5}$ = -1

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