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: 30

Answer

-79

Work Step by Step

Step 1: Check for parentheses. None Step 2: Apply the exponent $(-2)^{3}$ = -2 * -2 * -2 = -8 1 – (-10) (-8) Step 3: Multiplication and division from left to right (-10) * (-8) = 80 Step 4: now add 1 – 80 change to 1 + (-80) = -79
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