L liesl New member Joined Dec 6, 2007 Messages 6 Jan 29, 2008 #1 4^2+2x7-(5x4-15) I answered it this way First work within the ( ) 5x4-15=5 Then exponents 4^2 = 16 Then multiply 2x7 =14 So then I would have 16+14-5=25 Is this right?

4^2+2x7-(5x4-15) I answered it this way First work within the ( ) 5x4-15=5 Then exponents 4^2 = 16 Then multiply 2x7 =14 So then I would have 16+14-5=25 Is this right?

S Subhotosh Khan Super Moderator Staff member Joined Jun 18, 2007 Messages 18,135 Jan 29, 2008 #2 liesl said: So then I would have 16+14-5=25 Is this right? Click to expand... Correct!