# How do you evaluate # ( 4+ 3} / { 4^ { 2} + 4- 6}#?

##### 2 Answers

Oct 6, 2017

#### Explanation:

The giant bar can be rewritten as a division sign with parentheses.

So your question is the same as:

Use order of operations:

Parentheses

Exponents

Multiplication

Division

Addition

Subtraction

First parentheses:

This second set of parentheses has exponents, so we do that first before the addition and subtraction:

Finally we finish with division:

Oct 6, 2017

#### Explanation:

It's best to evaluate the top and bottom separately:

The numerator is

The denominator is

So your difficult looking fraction is nothing more than