Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
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Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 39

Answer

4

Work Step by Step

$(5-9)^{2}$ $\div$ $(4-2)^{2}$ Simplify inside parentheses. =$(-4)^{2}$ $\div$ $(2)^{2}$ Write $(-4)^{2}$ as 16 and $2^{2}$ as 4 =16 $\div$ 4 Divide = 4
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