Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

-88

Work Step by Step

-3$( 4 - 8 )^{2}$ +5 $(14-16)^{3}$ Simplify inside the parentheses =-3$( -4 )^{2}$ +5 $( -2)^{3}$ Write $(-4)^{2}$ as 16 and $(-2)^{2}$ as4 =-3(16)+ 5 (-8) Multiply = -48 - 40 = -88
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