Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.8 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations - 1.8 Exercises: 58

Answer

3

Work Step by Step

First do parentheses, then do square root, then multiply, then subtract. 3 * \sqrt 25 - 6(3-1) = 3 * \sqrt 25 - 6(2) = 3 * 5 - 6(2) = 15 - 12 = 3
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