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liesl

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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?
 

Subhotosh Khan

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liesl said:
So then I would have 16+14-5=25

Is this right?
Correct!
 
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