Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.3 - Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Problem Set 2.3 - Page 68: 42



Work Step by Step

In order to follow order of operations, we perform addition and subtraction starting on the left and going right: $17.7+21.2-14.6$ =$(17.7+21.2)-14.6$ =$(38.9)-14.6$ =$24.3$
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