Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.4 Order of Operations - 9.4 Exercises - Page 654: 42

Answer

$-1$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{3(3^2) - 5(9-2)}{8(6-9)\div(-3)} = \frac{3(9) - 5(7)}{8(-3)\div(-3)} = \frac{-8}{8} = -1$
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