## Intermediate Algebra for College Students |

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Thurman Stewart Peterson. Express each of the following products in exponent

form: 5. (a) 2oa6, (6) xxxxx, (c) 3yyy, (d) 2 • 2 • 2mmnnn, 6. (a) 6aaaa, (6) lObcb, (

c) 7xyyz, (d) 4,sssstltl. 7.

Thurman Stewart Peterson. Express each of the following products in exponent

form: 5. (a) 2oa6, (6) xxxxx, (c) 3yyy, (d) 2 • 2 • 2mmnnn, 6. (a) 6aaaa, (6) lObcb, (

c) 7xyyz, (d) 4,sssstltl. 7.

**Evaluate**each of the following expressions when a = 2, ...Page 49

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) 4. 6(-2) - (+4)(-3) 5. 3(-2)2 + 5(-2) - 7 6. 2(-3)2 - 5(-3) + 2 7. -(-4)2 - 7(-4) + 1 8.

**Evaluate**i ^— - - - —, -2 6 + (-2) Solution. (—4) -(+8) (-3)(-12) -12 +36 -2 6 +(-2) -2+4 EXERCISE IS

**Evaluate**: 1. (-3)(+5) + (-4)(-3) 2. (-2)(-4) - (-3)(-5) 3. -2(-3) + 5(-7) 4. 6(-2) - (+4)(-3) 5. 3(-2)2 + 5(-2) - 7 6. 2(-3)2 - 5(-3) + 2 7. -(-4)2 - 7(-4) + 1 8.

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when the letter or letters assume definite numerical values, we (1) substitute the

numbers in the expression and (2) compute arithmetically the resulting value.

**Evaluation**of Algebraic Expressions. To find the value of an algebraic expressionwhen the letter or letters assume definite numerical values, we (1) substitute the

numbers in the expression and (2) compute arithmetically the resulting value.

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Addition and Subtraction | 30 |

Multiplication and Division | 46 |

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