Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Test - Chapter R Test - Page 39: 13



Work Step by Step

Using order of operations, the given expression, $ \dfrac{8\cdot4-3^2\cdot5-2(-1)}{-3\cdot2^3+24} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{32-9\cdot5+2}{-3\cdot8+24} \\\\= \dfrac{32-45+2}{-24+24} \\\\= \dfrac{-11}{0} \\\\= \text{undefined} .\end{array}
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