#### Answer

$-\dfrac{3}{16}$

#### Work Step by Step

Make the fractions similar using their LCD, which is $16$:
$=\dfrac{1(2)}{8(2)}+\left(-\dfrac{5}{16}\right)
\\=\dfrac{2}{16}+\left(-\dfrac{5}{16}\right)
\\=\dfrac{2-5}{16}
\\=-\dfrac{3}{16}$

Published by
Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1285199197

ISBN 13:
978-1-28519-919-1

$-\dfrac{3}{16}$

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