## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 108

Undefined

#### Work Step by Step

Substitute -5 for x and -3 for y in the expression, and solve the numerator and denominator separately before simplifying the fraction. $\frac{2(-3) + 3}{-5 - (-5)} = \frac{-6 + 3}{-5 - (-5)} = \frac{-3}{0}$ = undefined, because one cannot divide by zero.

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