Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations - R.3 Exercises: 68



Work Step by Step

Using order of operations and the concepts of the absolute value of a number, the given expression, $ (-6-3)|-2-3|\div9 ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (-9)|-5|\div9 \\\\= (-9)(5)\div9 \\\\= -45\div9 \\\\= -5 .\end{array}
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