## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Use order of operations by solving parentheses first, then multiplying, and then adding and subtracting. $\frac{11 - (-9) + 6(8 - 2)}{2 + 3 * 4}$ = $\frac{11 - (-9) + 6(6)}{2 + 3 * 4}$ = $\frac{11 - (-9) + 36}{2 + 12}$ = $\frac{56}{14}$ = 4