## Chapter 5, Lesson 16

**5-16.A** perform operations with signed fractions and mixed numbers **Evaluate each expression and express your answers in simplest form.**

**5-16.B** understand how to solve two-step equations**Which procedure should be used to solve the equation 8 — 3 x = —7?(a)** Subtract 3 from 8 and then divide each side by 5.

**(b)**Add 8 to each side and then divide each side by —3.

**(c)**Divide each side —3 and then add 8 to each side.

**(d)**Subtract 8 from each side and then divide each side by —3.