#### Answer

$-8$

#### Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, the given expression, $
5-7\cdot3-(-2)^3
,$ simplifies to
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
5-21-(-8)
\\\\=
5-21+8
\\\\=
-16+8
\\\\=
-8
.\end{array}

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

$-8$

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