Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.4 - Integers: Multiplication and Division - Problem Set 1.4 - Page 26: 55



Work Step by Step

When we are simplifying a fraction, we simplify the numbers in the numerator and the denominator before dividing. Because multiplication is before subtraction in order of operations, we first multiply and then we subtract. $-28-(-72)\div 11 \\\\ 44 \div 11=4$
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