Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 62: 102

Answer

$-\frac{44}{83}$

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{8(-7) + (-2)(-6)}{(-9)(3) + (-10)(-11)} = \frac{-56 + 12}{-27 + 110} = \frac{-44}{83} = -\frac{44}{83}$

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