#### Answer

26

#### Work Step by Step

$x^2+z-3$ $\longrightarrow$substitute the given values for each variable
$5^2+4-3$ $\longrightarrow$PEMDAS says to resolve exponent first
$25+4-3$ $\longrightarrow$add
$29-3$ $\longrightarrow$subtract
$26$

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ISBN 10:
0321955048

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978-0-32195-504-3

26

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