# Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - Get Ready! - Page 1: 15

$-\frac{14}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

Simplify the terms to $\frac{8}{3}-\frac{22}{3}$ Since both terms have the same denominator (the number on the bottom), simply subtract 8 by 22. $8-22 = -14$ Add back the denominator $-\frac{14}{3}$

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