# How do you evaluate 4(3+5)-5*4?

Mar 9, 2018

Follow the order of operations to get $12$

#### Explanation:

$4 \left(3 + 5\right) - 5 \cdot 4$
Let's do the parentheses first
$= 4 \left(8\right) - 5 \cdot 4$
Now we have two multiplications, which we do separately.
$= 32 - 20$
Now subtract
$= 12$