## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 34: 41

#### Answer

$\frac{15}{16}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{16}-(-\frac{1}{2})\longrightarrow$ restate using a least common denominator of 16 =$\frac{7}{16}-(-\frac{8}{16})\longrightarrow$ restate as addition =$\frac{7}{16}+\frac{8}{16}\longrightarrow$ add =$\frac{15}{16}$

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