Algebra 1

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

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - Get Ready - Page 531: 3



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $bc-3a^2$ We plug in values for $a$, $b$, and $c$: $3(-2)-3(-1)^2$ We simplify according to the order of operations: First, we simplify powers: $3(-2)-3(1)$ Then, we multiply from left to right: $-6-3$ Finally, we subtract: $-9$
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