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 - Page 46: 58



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. $|-2|+6^2+(-3-8)=2+36+(-11)=38-11=27$
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