# Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.4 Order of Operations - 9.4 Exercises: 10

-20

#### Work Step by Step

Step 1 : Apply the exponents : $5^{2}$ = 5 * 5 = 25 5 – (25) Step 2: Change subtraction to addition 5 + (-25) = -20

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