Algebra 1

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

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - Get Ready - Page 411: 12



Work Step by Step

We start with the expression: $5^{2} - 3^{2}$ According to the Order of Operations first we must multiply out the exponents of each quantity: $(25) - (9)$ According to the Order of Operations next we can subract the quantities: $16$
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