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: 15

Answer

16

Work Step by Step

Step 1 : Apply the exponents : $3^{2}$ = 3 * 3 = 9 2 – (-5) + 9 Step 2: separate a negative number from a minus sign 2 – (-5) = 7 Now add 7 + 9 =16
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