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 - Chapter Review - Page 71: 73



Work Step by Step

We follow the instructions to plug in 5 for p and -3 for q: $((-3)(5))^{2}$ Note, -3 times 5 is in parenthesis, so we multiply first: $((-3)(5))^{2}$=$(-15)^{2}$=225 (Note, 225 is positive because a -15$\times$-15=225).
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