Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review - 1-2 Order of Operations and Evaluating Expressions - Page 69: 24



Work Step by Step

The order of operations follow the PEMDAS rule: First Priority: P - Parentheses or grouping symbols Second Priority: E - Exponents Third Priority: M/D - Multiplication or division, whichever comes first from the left Fourth Priority: A/S - Addition or subtraction, whichever comes first from the left Simplify within the parentheses to have: $=(2\cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 - 6)^2 \\=(16-6)^2 \\=10^2$ Apply the exponent to have: $=10(10) \\=100$
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