How do you evaluate 12*5-8?

Mar 4, 2018

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

Using PEDMAS for the order of operation first Multiply the two numbers on the left:

$\textcolor{red}{12} \cdot \textcolor{red}{5} - 8 \implies 60 - 8$

We can now Subtract the two remaining numbers giving:

$60 - 8 = 52$