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

Published by Pearson
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 - Page 66: 60



Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, the given expression, $ \dfrac{(5^2-3^2)^2}{2\cdot6-4} $, evaluates to \begin{array}{l} \dfrac{(25-9)^2}{12-4} \\\\= \dfrac{(16)^2}{8} \\\\= \dfrac{256}{8} \\\\= 32 .\end{array}
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