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

Follow the order of operations to simplify: 1 + 2$(9 - 7)^{3} + 4^{2}$ = 1 + 2$(2)^{3} + 4^{2}$ = 1 + 2(8) + 16 = 1 + 16 + 16 = 33