Algebra

Can you show me how to do this problem please. Thanks.

|4-6to the second power ÷ 2 |- |-6|=

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  1. |4-6^2/2| - |-6| Solve for the exponent.
    |4-36/2| - |-6| Use PEMDAS and dicide by two.
    |4-18| - |-6| Since everything in the absolute value is positive, you solve.
    |-14| - |-6|
    14 - 6 = ___

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  2. correct.

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    bobpursley
  3. PS, on computers, absolute value is much easier to write this way...

    abs(-14+6^2/2) or abs (function)

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