Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.7 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - 1.7 Exercise Set: 103

Answer

$-1$

Work Step by Step

The given expression, $ \dfrac{-3}{8}+\dfrac{-5}{8} $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l} \dfrac{-3+(-5)}{8} \\\\= \dfrac{-8}{8} \\\\= -1 .\end{array}
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