# How do you evaluate 24-(9+7)?

Sep 6, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, evaluate the expression within the parenthesis:

$24 - \left(\textcolor{red}{9} + \textcolor{red}{7}\right) \implies 24 - 16$

Now, evaluate the remaining subtraction operation:

$24 - 16 = 8$