# Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Subtracting Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 58

$27$

#### Work Step by Step

Follow the order of operations, "Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, and Addition and Subtraction". Remember that the absolute value of a number is always positive. $|-2|+6^2+(-3-8)=2+36+(-11)=38-11=27$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.