Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Operations on Real Numbers and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 66



Work Step by Step

$8-[(4-7)+(8-1)]$ To simplify, first perform the operations within parentheses. $8-[(-3)+7]=8-[7-3]$ Next, simplify the operation within brackets. $8-[4]$ Finally, simplify the remaining operation. $8-4=4$
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