## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$7.28$
Multiply the first two factors first. Note that the product of two negative numbers is positive. Thus, $(-2)(-1.4)(2.6) \\=2.8(2.6)$ Multiply the two factors. The product of two positive numbers is also positive. $2.8(2.6)=7.28$