# How do you evaluate #10+8-:2-4#?

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#### Answer:

Using PEMDAS you get 10

#### Explanation:

Parenthesis

Exponents

Multiplication

Division

Addition

Subtraction

There are no **Parenthesis, Exponents or Multiplication** so we skip those steps and move on. First we divide 8 by 2 and you get 4.

Then you add 10 to 4, you get 14.

And finally, you subtract 4 from 14 to get 10.

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

PEMDAS is an acronym for the words parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction.

Given two or more operations in a single expression, the order of the letters in PEMDAS tells you what to calculate first, second, third and so on, until the calculation is complete.

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Count the number of terms and simplify each to a single answer which will be added or subtracted in the last step.

Now you could work from left to right, but take note of the fact that the last two terms are additive inverses, they add to

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