Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.4 Order of Operations - 9.4 Exercises: 11

Answer

-30

Work Step by Step

Step 1 : Apply the exponents : $(-2)^{5} $= -2 * -2 * -2 *-2 * -2= -32 (-32) + 2 Step 2: Now Add (-32) + 2 = -30
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