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 - Review Exercises: Chapter 1: 44

Answer

$-\dfrac{14}{10}$

Work Step by Step

The given expression, $ -\dfrac{9}{10}-\dfrac{1}{2} $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{1(-9)-5(1)}{10} \\\\= \dfrac{-9-5}{10} \\\\= \dfrac{-14}{10} \\\\= -\dfrac{14}{10} .\end{array}
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