## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

$-|-8|, -|3|, 2^{2}, -(-5)$,
Since, $2^{2}=4$, $-|3|=-3$, $-(-5)=5$, $-|-8|=-8$, and since, $-8\lt-3\lt4\lt5$, therefore, $-|-8|\lt-|3|\lt2^{2}\lt-(-5)$,