# How do you evaluate #(\frac { - 3} { 4} ) ^ { 2} - \frac { 11} { 8}#?

##### 1 Answer

May 13, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, evaluate the term on the left:

Next, get the two fractions over common denominators so they can be subtracted:

Now, subtract the numerators over the common denominator: