## Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell

# Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - 1.5 Use Problem Solving Strategies and Models - 1.5 Exercises - Mixed Review - Page 40: 42

85

#### Work Step by Step

Plugging in the given value for b and using order of operations to solve, we obtain: $$=(2+7)^2 +2^2 \\ = 9^2 + 4 \\ =81+4 \\ =85$$

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