Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Exercise Set - Page 28: 92



Work Step by Step

We have $\frac{5+2|y-x|}{x+6y}$ where $x=9$ and $y=-2$ Substituting $$\frac{5+2|-2-9|}{9+6(-2)}$$ Solving $$\frac{5+2|-11|}{9-12}$$ $$\frac{5+2(11)}{-3}$$ $$\frac{27}{-3} = -9$$
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