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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.8 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations - 1.8 Exercise Set: 57

Answer

$24$

Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, the given expression, $ [2\cdot(5-8)]^2-12 $, evaluates to \begin{array}{l} [2\cdot(-3)]^2-12 \\\\= [-6]^2-12 \\\\= 36-12 \\\\= 24 .\end{array}
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