## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

$8$
Using order of operations and the concepts of the absolute value of a number, the given expression, $-4|2-4|+8\cdot2 ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -4|-2|+16 \\\\= -4(2)+16 \\\\= -8+16 \\\\= 8 .\end{array}