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How do I add a squared number and cubed number?

So if I have the number 1244.1and the number 904.8how would I add them together? Do I need to convert the numbers?

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Rebecca R. | Mathematics Education Mathematics Education
You need to follow order of operations. 
Order of Operations States that you need to first simplify any exponents first.
Since there is not multiplication or division you can then add or subtract AFTER you simplify the exponents. 


You need to square 1244.1 and cube 904.8 before you can add them.