## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

|-6|+ 2 -3(-8) - $5^{2}$ Absolut value of |-6| = 6 6 + 2 -3(-8) - $5^{2}$ Apply exponents = 6 + 2 -3(-8) -25 Multiplication and division from left to right = 6 +2 +24 - 25 Addition and subtraction from left to right =32 - 25 =7