How do you evaluate 28+6*4-2?

Jun 4, 2015

Sequence of arithmetic operations:

1. Anything inside parentheses
2. Exponentiation
3. Multiplication and Division, Left to Right
4. Addition and Subtraction, Left to Right

Given $28 + 6 \cdot 4 - 2$

There are no parentheses

Multiplication
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$28 + 6 \cdot 4 - 2 = 28 + 24 - 2$

$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$Left to Right
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$28 + 24 - 2 = 52 - 2$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$52 - 2 = 50$
$28 + 6 \cdot 4 - 2 = 50$