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: 35

Answer

13

Work Step by Step

Step 1: Check for parentheses. None Step 2: Check for exponent. None Step 3: Multiplication and division from left to right 2 (5) = 10 10 – 3 (4) + 5 (3) Now multiply 3 * (4) = 12 10 – 12 + 5(3) Multiply 5 *(3) = 15 10 – 12 + 15 Step 4: Addition and subtraction from left to right 10 – 12 = -2 Now add -2 + 15 = 13
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