Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 101



Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{-7(-1) + (-3)4}{(-2)(5) + (-6)(-8)} = \frac{7 - 12}{-10 + 48} = \frac{-5}{38} = -\frac{5}{38}$
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