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: 24

Answer

-2

Work Step by Step

Step 1: Work inside parentheses first: (6 - 7) change to 6 + (-7) to get -1 -5 + (-3) (-1) Step 2: Multiply and divide from left to right (-3) * (-1) = 3 Step 3: Now add -5 + (3) = -2
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