## College Algebra (6th Edition)

$4+5(x-7)^{3}$, for $x=9$, substitute 9 for each x $4+5(9-7)^{3}$, always do grouped operations first $4+5(2)^{3}$, then follow with any exponents $4+5(8)$, then any multiplication or division in order left to right $4+40$, then addition or subtraction left to right $44$