Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.1 Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - R.1 Exercise Set: 47

Answer

$-23$

Work Step by Step

Using the order of operations on real numbers, the given expression, $ 2-(3^3+16\div(-2)^3) ,$ evaluates to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 2-(27+16\div(-8)) \\\\= 2-(27+(-2)) \\\\= 2-(27-2) \\\\= 2-(25) \\\\= 2-25 \\\\= -23 .\end{array}
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