# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-3 Real Numbers and the Number Line - Standardized Test Prep - Page 22: 73

Square 5

#### Work Step by Step

The order of operations states that parentheses must always be addressed first, placing the $(33-5^2)$ before everything else. After parentheses though comes exponents, placing the $5^2$ first, as exponents come before subtraction.

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