Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.5 Evaluating Expressions and Formulas - 9.5 Exercises: 20

Answer

Correct Answer is 11.

Work Step by Step

-3b - c - 5 = –3(–2) – (–10) – 5 (Not put b=-2, c=-10) = – (–6) + 10 – 5 (Change subtraction to addition) = 6 + 10 – 5 (Remove minus sign from 6) = 16 – 5 = 11
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