# How do you evaluate #32- [ 4\times ( - 7) - 5]#?

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Mar 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

For this question, we use PEMDAS:

#color(red)(P)# - Parentheses (also known as Brackets)#color(blue)(E)# - Exponents#color(green)(M)# - Multiplication#color(green)(D)# - Division (this has the same weight as M and so I gave it the same colour)#color(brown)(A)# - Addition#color(brown)(S)# - Subtraction - (again, same weight as A and so the same colour)

We have a

In this bracket, we have

Since we know the value of