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3-87.

Evaluate the terms in parentheses.

3(4) + 4^{2} − (5)

Simplify the terms with exponents.

3(4) + 16 − (5)

Simpify the terms that are multiplied or divided.

12 + 16 − 5

Combine the terms that are added or subtracted.

23

Refer to the Math Notes box of Lesson 3.1.4.

See part (a) or (b).

9

See part (a) or (b).