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: 92



Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{-2 - 4^{2}}{3(-6)} = \frac{-2 - 16}{3(-6)} = \frac{-18}{3(-6)} = \frac{-18}{-18} = 1$
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