Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 53



Work Step by Step

Follow the order of operations, "Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, and Addition and Subtraction". So, first subtract 6 from 3 in the parentheses, then complete the exponent, then add. $(3-6)+4^2=-3+4^2=-3+16=13$
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