Posted by amy on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 7:45pm.
evaluate the following expression if x = –4.28, and y = –4.68. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.x – 5y

math  DrBob222, Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 7:52pm
x5y
4.28 5(4.68) =
4.28 + 23.40 = +19.12
Now you round to the nearest tenth.

math  Damon, Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 7:52pm
well 5 y = 23.4
so
x  5 y = 4.28  (23.4)
minus a minus is a plus
so
x  5 y = 4.28 + 23.4
= 19.12 which to the nearest tenth is 19.1

whoops typo  Damon, Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 7:55pm
well 5 y = 23.4 forgot minus sign
so
x  5 y = 4.28  (23.4)
minus a minus is a plus
so
x  5 y = 4.28 + 23.4
= 19.12 which to the nearest tenth is 19.1
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