Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review - 1-5 and 1-6 Operations with Real Numbers - Page 71: 69



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $q-8$ We plug in the value of $q$: $-3-8$ To subtract, we add the opposite: $-3+(-8)$ To add numbers that are both negative, we add the absolute values and put a negative sign in front: $-(3+8)=-11$
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