## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$\frac{-18}{-15+12}$=6
"The quotient" means this expression can be written as a fraction. "Of -18 and the sum of -15 and 12 means that -18 goes on the top and (-15+12) goes on the bottom. $\frac{-18}{-15+12}$=$\frac{-18}{-3}$=6