# The simplified form of the expression, 2 − 3 − 3 − 2 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 11RE
To determine

## To calculate: The simplified form of the expression, 2−3−3−2

Expert Solution

The simplified form of the expression is 721 .

### Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The expression , 2332

Formula used:

The algebraic identity: at=1at .

Calculation:

Consider the expression, 2332

Rewrite the expression in the form,.

2332=12×2×213×3=1819=9872=172

Apply the algebraic identity, at=1at .

172=721

The above expression can’t be simplified further.

Thus, the simplified form of the expression is . 721

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