College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.1: 111

Answer

$45$

Work Step by Step

Use the order of operations to simplify the expression:$$8^{2}-16\div2^{2}\times4-3$$ As there are no grouping symbols, start with exponents$$64-16\div4\times4-3$$ Next complete all multiplication and division in the order it appears left to right$$64-4\times4-3$$ $$64-16-3$$ Finally complete all addition and subtraction in the order it appears left to right$$48-3$$ $$45$$
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