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    I need to see simplified

    7-3[2(-4-4)-3(-1-1)]
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randymark View Post
    7-3[2(-4-4)-3(-1-1)]
    Work from the inside out:
    7 - 3[2(-4 - 4) - 3(-1 - 1)]

    7 - 3[2(-8) - 3(-2)]

    7 - 3[-16 + 6]

    You take it from here.

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    Last edited by topsquark; June 5th 2008 at 05:04 PM. Reason: Fixed an owie.
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    that is ho i did it my final anser is 59 but my book and calculater say the anser is 37
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    Quote Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
    Work from the inside out:
    7 - 3[2(-4 - 4) - 3(-1 - 1)]

    7 - 3[2(-8) - 3(-2)]

    7 - 3[-16 + 6]

    You take it from here.

    -Dan
    Please not that I had made a sign error in my original post. I have fixed it.

    To continue then:
    7 - 3[-16 + 6]

    7 - 3[-10]

    7 + 30

    37

    -Dan
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