## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.2 The Integers; Order of Operations - Exercise Set 5.2 - Page 269: 87

#### Answer

$33$

#### Work Step by Step

The order of operations follow the following hierarchy (PEMDAS rule): (i) Parentheses/grouping symbols (ii) Exponents (iii) Multiplication/Division, whichever comes first from the left (iv) Addition/Subtraction, whichever comes first from the left Use the rule above to obtain: $=3-5(-6) \\=3-(-30) \\=3+30 \\=33$

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