## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$5^{2} + 8(2) = 41$
1. Expanded the exponent $5^{2} = 5 \times 5 = 25$ Equation: $25 + 8(2)$ 2. Multiply the two numbers $8 \times 2 = 16$ Equation: $25 + 16$ 3. Add all of the numbers together $25 + 16 = x$ $41 = x$