How do you simplify #−500 ÷ |−4 + 9|#?

1 Answer
Mar 5, 2017

Answer:

See the entire solution process below:

Explanation:

The absolute value function is treated as a Parenthesis so is evaluated first:

#-500 -: color(red)(abs(-4 + 9)) ->#

#-500 -: color(red)(abs(5)) ->#

#-500 -: 5#

Now, rewrite this expression as:

#-500/5 = -100#