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

$\dfrac{3}{1-\dfrac{4}{3}}=-9$
$\dfrac{3}{1-\dfrac{4}{3}}$ Evaluate the substraction indicated in the denominator: $\dfrac{3}{1-\dfrac{4}{3}}=\dfrac{3}{\dfrac{3-4}{3}}=\dfrac{3}{\dfrac{-1}{3}}=...$ Evaluate the division and simplify: $...=3\div-\dfrac{1}{3}=-\dfrac{9}{1}=-9$