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: 14

Answer

17

Work Step by Step

Step 1 : Apply the exponents : $5^{2}$ = 5 * 5 = 25 and $2^{2}$= 2* 2 = 4 25 + 4 +(-12) Step 2: Addition and subtraction from left to right: 25 + 4 =29 Now add 29 + (-12) = 17
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