## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

9 $\div$ |-3| +6(-5) +$2^{3}$ Absolute value of |-3| = 3 =9 $\div$ 3+6(-5) +$2^{3}$ Apply exponents =9 $\div$ 3+6(-5) + 8 Divide and multiplication from left to right =3 + 6(-5) +8 =3 -30 + 8 Addition and subtraction from left to right =-27 + 8 = -19