How do you evaluate (1+4)times6?

Dec 20, 2016

$30$

Explanation:

$\left(1 + 4\right) \times 6 \text{ } \leftarrow$ brackets first

$= 5 \times 6 \text{ } \leftarrow$ now multiply

$= 30$

You could also use the distributive law:

$\left(1 \times 6\right) + \left(4 \times 6\right)$

$= 6 + 24$

$= 30$