Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.4 Order of Operations - 9.4 Exercises - Page 654: 51



Work Step by Step

$(0.5)^{2}(-8)-(0.31)$ First, evaluate the power: $(0.5)^{2}(-8)-(0.31)=(0.25)(-8)-(0.31)=...$ Evaluate the product: $...=-2-(0.31)=...$ Evaluate the remaining operation: $...=-2.31$
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