Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 43: 57



Work Step by Step

Substitute your values in, giving you the expression: 2(-8)^2(-3/2)/(-5). Follow order of operations and consider the exponent first, leaving you with: 2(64)(-3/2)/(-5). Next, multiply everything on the left side of the division sign, leaving you with: -192/(-5). Divide the two numbers to get the answer: 38.4.
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