Joeann S.

asked • 09/14/12

8÷4[6-2(-8+3*2^3)] I cannot get this problem solved and simplified.

I am not able to get an answer for this problem. 8÷4[6-2(-8+3*2^3)] can you help?

Colin C.

When completing the final simplification within the bracket [6-32], the result is a negaitive 26, not a positive 26.  Thus, the next simplification will be 8 ÷ 4 [-26].  The simplification for 8 ÷ 4 is 2 and 2 times -26 is -52.  So the final answer is negative 52, not positive 52.



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