## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$7 \times \sqrt 64 - 14 \times 2 = 28$
1. Simplify the radical $\sqrt 64 = 8$ Equation:$7 \times 8 - 14 \times 2$ 2. Multiply the values a) $7 \times 8 = 56$ b) $14 \times 2 = 28$ Equation: $56 - 28$ 3. Subtract the values in the equation $56 - 28 = x$ $28 = x$