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: 44

Answer

-5.7

Work Step by Step

In order to follow order of operations, we perform addition and subtraction starting on the left and going right: $-5.2+6.8-4.7-3.9+1.3$ =$(-5.2+6.8)-4.7-3.9+1.3$ =$(1.6)-4.7-3.9+1.3$ =$(1.6-4.7)-3.9+1.3$ =$(-3.1)-3.9+1.3$ =$(-3.1-3.9)+1.3$ =$(-7.0)+1.3$ =$-5.7$
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