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: 7

Answer

multiply

Work Step by Step

In this expression you must multiply first because there is multiplication inside of the grouping symbols. Even though there is also subtraction inside of the grouping, multiplication comes before subtraction in the order of operations so you must multiply first.
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