# Evaluate -1/16-(-1/8)

-116-(-18)
Multiply -(-18).
Multiply -1 by -1.
-116+1(18)
Multiply 18 by 1.
-116+18
-116+18
To write 18 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.
-116+18⋅22
Write each expression with a common denominator of 16, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
Multiply 18 and 22.
-116+28⋅2
Multiply 8 by 2.
-116+216
-116+216
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
-1+216