Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 115

Answer

(-6)-($\frac{12}{-4}$)=-3

Work Step by Step

The quotient of 12 and -4 can be written as $\frac{12}{-4}$. Since it is the difference between -6 and that fraction, we add (-6)- before the fraction. (-6)-($\frac{12}{-4}$)=(-6)-(-3)=-6+3=-3
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