## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$34$
Recall the acronym PEDMAS, which tells us the order of operations: P: Parenthesis and other grouping symbols E: Exponents D/M: Division and Multiplication (from left to right) A/S: Addition and Subtraction (from left to right) Evaluate by substituting the given value of the variable and then using order of operations to simplify: $=10^2-7(10) + 4 \\=100-70+4 \\=30 + 4 \\=34$