Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Appendix A - Basic Algebra Review - A Exercises - Page A-15: 57



Work Step by Step

Step 1: $2+3^{2}(5+7)$ Step 2: Simplifying the expression within the parentheses first, the expression reduces to $2+3^{2}(12)$. Step 3: $2+3^{2}(12)=2+9(12)$ Step 4: Use the BODMAS (or PEMDAS) rule to first perform multiplication followed by addition: $2+9(12)=2+108=110$.
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