Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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