## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

$-5$
Using order of operations and the concepts of the absolute value of a number, the given expression, $(-6-3)|-2-3|\div9 ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (-9)|-5|\div9 \\\\= (-9)(5)\div9 \\\\= -45\div9 \\\\= -5 .\end{array}