Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 46: 67



Work Step by Step

We are asked to evaluate the given expression when $x=-5$, $y=4$, and $t=10$. We can plug in the given variables directly to evaluate. $\frac{|x-(-10)|}{2t}=\frac{|(-5)-(-10)|}{2(10)}=\frac{|-5+10|}{2\times10}=\frac{|5|}{20}=\frac{5}{20}=\frac{5\div5}{20\div5}=\frac{1}{4}$
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