What is the value of 17 - 3[(-1 + 2(7 - 4)] ?

17 - 3[-1 + 2(7 - 4)]

= 17 - 3[-1 + 2(3)] {worked inside parentheses within brackets}

= 17 - 3[-1 + 6] {multiplied inside brackets}

= 17 - 3(5) {added inside brackets}

= 17 - 15 {multiplied}

=

= 17 - 3[-1 + 2(3)] {worked inside parentheses within brackets}

= 17 - 3[-1 + 6] {multiplied inside brackets}

= 17 - 3(5) {added inside brackets}

= 17 - 15 {multiplied}

=

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