Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Exponents and Order of Operations - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 6

Answer

subtract

Work Step by Step

In this expression you must subtract first because there is subtract in the innermost grouping symbols which are parenthesis in this case, and grouping comes first in the order of operations.
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