## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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# Chapter R - Section R.3 - Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations - R.3 Exercises: 60

#### Answer

$-42$

#### Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, the given expression, $-9(2)^2-(-3)(-2) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -9(4)-(6) \\\\= -36-6 \\\\= -42 .\end{array}

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