## Algebra 2 Common Core

Begin by plugging in the given variable value: $5(-5)^{3}-6(-5)^{2}-2(-5)$ Then we simplify. It is important to keep track of the negatives and keep in mind the order of operations. Evaluate the exponents first and then subtraction and addition. $5(-5)^{3}-6(-5)^{2}-2(-5)$ =$-625-150+10$ =$-765$