$y = -\fraction{1}{4} - 4 $

Solve for y

y = -\frac{17}{4} = -4\frac{1}{4} = -4.25

Assign y

y≔-\frac{17}{4}

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y=-\frac{1}{4}-\frac{16}{4}

Convert 4 to fraction \frac{16}{4}.

y=\frac{-1-16}{4}

Since -\frac{1}{4} and \frac{16}{4} have the same denominator, subtract them by subtracting their numerators.

y=-\frac{17}{4}

Subtract 16 from -1 to get -17.

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