# How do you evaluate -16+3(8-4)?

Aug 1, 2016

$16 + 3 \left(8 - 4\right) = 28$

#### Explanation:

We can use the order as per PEMDAS - parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition and subtraction.

As such, $16 + 3 \left(8 - 4\right)$

= $16 + 3 \times 4$

= $16 + 12$

= $28$