# How do you evaluate #-0.2\times 22.4-28.5#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 2, 2018

#### Explanation:

When you look at the equation, it is a little confusing. But if you take it step by step, it's fairly simple

By order of operations , we know that we have to multiply

This simplified part looks a little confusing. How do you subtract from a negative number? Well, if I add a little "+" mark, it becomes a bit easier.

This is exactly like adding now, all we have to do is keep the negative sign in the answer since they are both negative numbers.