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: 26

Answer

-4

Work Step by Step

Step 1: Work inside parentheses first: (9 - 17) change to 9 + (-17) to get -8 -4 (-8) ÷ (-8) Step 2: Multiply and divide from left to right (-4) * (-8) = 32 Step 3: Now divide 32 ÷ (-8)= -4
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