# How do you evaluate 2((x+y)/z) given x=-2, y=-3, z=5?

Oct 30, 2016

The expression equals $- 2$.

#### Explanation:

You substitute the values of $x$, $y$, and $z$ in the expression and simplify it.

$2 \left(\frac{- 2 + - 3}{5}\right)$

$2 \left(\frac{- 5}{5}\right)$

$2 \left(- 1\right)$
$- 2$