## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

-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