Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Exponents and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 37

Answer

45

Work Step by Step

If you follow the order of operations, to simplify you must solve the exponents first, then divide and multiply, and finally subtract from left to right. 8$^2$-16$\div$2$^2$$\times$4-3 (64)-16$\div$(4)$\times$4-3 64-(4)$\times$4-3 64-(16)-3 (48)-3 45
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