#### Answer

$\dfrac{1}{16}$

#### Work Step by Step

Make the fractions similar using their LCD, which is $16$:
$=\dfrac{1(8)}{2(8)}+\left(-\dfrac{7}{16}\right)
\\=\dfrac{8}{16}+\left(-\dfrac{7}{16}\right)
\\=\dfrac{8-7}{16}
\\=\dfrac{1}{16}$

Published by
Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1285199197

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

$\dfrac{1}{16}$

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