Posted by tombasketball on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:18pm.
a=9 b=2 c=5 d=3
2ab to the second power  cd =

math  tombasketball, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:20pm
i got 1,281

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:33pm
Right.

math  Reiny, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6:41pm
Could be a problem here ....
The way you said it according to the order of operation :
2ab^2  cd
= 2(9)(2^2)  5(3)
= 72  15
= 57
The way it was interpreted:
(2ab)^2  cd
= (2(9)(2))^2  5(3)
= 36^2  15
= 1281