What is #16+ [ - 8+ ( - 9) ]#?

1 Answer
Sep 20, 2016

Answer:

#16+[-8+(-9)]=color(blue)(-1)#

Explanation:

Follow the order of operations as indicated by the acronym PEMDAS.

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#16+[-8+(-9)]#

Simplify the terms inside the brackets/parentheses.

#16+[-8-9]#

Simplify.

#16-17#

Subtract.

#16-17=-1#