Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Real Numbers, and Interval Notation - Exercise Set - Page 12: 24



Work Step by Step

First, we substitute the value of x into the expression: $6+5(8-6)^{3}$ We now follow order of operations: First, we solve inside the parenthesis: $6+5(2)^{3}$ Then, we consider exponents (powers): $6+5(8)$ Then, we multiply: $6+40$ Finally, we add: 46
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