# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 27: 42

The two expressions are not equal.

#### Work Step by Step

First, we consider order of operations, so we consider what is inside of the parenthesis: 9-7. 9-7=2, so we are left with the following: 2+$\pi$=2$\pi$ This statement is certainly false as 2 plus pi equals about 5.14 and 2 times pi equals about 6.28.

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