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 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set - Page 29: 180



Work Step by Step

Simplify. $\dfrac{9[4-(1+6)]-(3-9)^2}{5+\dfrac{12}{5-\dfrac{6}{2+1}}}$ $=\dfrac{9[4-7]-36}{5+\dfrac{12}{3}}$ or, $=\dfrac{-27-36}{9}$ or, $=\dfrac{-63}{9}$ Hence, the result is: $-7$
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