Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 63

Answer

-7

Work Step by Step

We are asked to evaluate the given expression when $x=-5$, $y=4$, and $t=10$. We can plug in the given variables directly to evaluate. $|x|+2t-8y=|(-5)|+2(10)-8(4)=|-5|+2\times10-8\times4=5+2\times10-8\times4=5+20-32=25-32=25+(-32)=-7$
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