# How do you evaluate -3\cdot 4+ ( ( - 1) ^ { 2} - 3) ^ { 2}?

Mar 5, 2018

ANSWER IS $- 8$ .....HOPE IT HELPS

#### Explanation:

Use BEDMAS

$- 3 \times 4 + {\left({\left(- 1\right)}^{2} - 3\right)}^{2}$

$- 12 + {\left(1 - 3\right)}^{2}$

$- 12 + {\left(- 2\right)}^{2}$

$- 12 + 4$

$- 8$