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: 116

Answer

(-11)-($\frac{20}{-5}$)=-11

Work Step by Step

The quotient of 20 and -5 can be written as $\frac{20}{-5}$. Since it is the difference between -11 and that fraction, we have to add (-11)- before the fraction. (-11)-($\frac{20}{-5}$)=(-11)-(-4)=-11+4=-7
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