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: 23

Answer

$-6+(-5)(9-14) = 19$

Work Step by Step

1. Complete the brackets $(9-14)$ 2. Then multiply the numbers $(-5) \times (-5)$ 3. Finally add the numbers up $= -6+(-5)(9-14)$ $= (-6) + (-5)[(9) + (-14)]$ $= (-6) + (-5)(-5)$ $ = (-6) + (25)$ $ = 19$
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