Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Exponents, Order of Operations, and Variable Expressions - Exercise Set: 27

Answer

$2+(5-2)+4^{2}=21$

Work Step by Step

$2+(5-2)+4^{2}$ First, perform the operation that's inside the grouping symbol: $2+(5-2)+4^{2}=2+3+4^{2}=...$ Next, evaluate the exponential expression and finally, after that, the sums: $...=2+3+16=21$
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