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: 64



Work Step by Step

We are asked to evaluate the given expression when $x=-5$, $y=4$, and $t=10$. We can plug in the given variables directly to evaluate. $|y|+3x-2t=|(4)|+3(-5)-2(10)=|4|+3\times-5-2\times10=4+3\times-5-2\times10=4-15-20=4+(-15)-20=-11-20=-11+(-20)=-31$
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