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

$-\frac{34}{7}$
Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{22 + (3)(-2)^{2}}{-5 - 2} = \frac{22 + (3)(4)}{-5 - 2} = \frac{22 + 12}{-5 - 2} = \frac{34}{-5 - 2} = \frac{34}{-7} = -\frac{34}{7}$