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: 13

Answer

17

Work Step by Step

Step 1 : Apply the exponents : $4^{2}$ = 4 * 4 =16 and $3^{2}$ = 3* 3 =9 16 + 9 +(-8) Step 2: Addition and subtraction from left to right : 16 + 9 =25 Now add 25 + (-8) = 17
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