Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 96

Answer

0

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, first solve numerator and denominator separately, then simplify the fraction. $\frac{(-2)^{2} - 4}{4 - 9} = \frac{4 - 4}{4 - 9} = \frac{0}{4 - 9} = \frac{0}{-5} = 0$
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