Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations - R.3 Exercises: 87



Work Step by Step

We are given the expression $wy-8x$. We can plug in the given values to solve for the given expression. $wy-8x=(4)(\frac{1}{2})-8(-\frac{3}{4})=\frac{4\times1}{2}-(-\frac{8\times3}{4})=\frac{4}{2}-(-\frac{24}{4})=2-(-6)=2+6=8$
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