# How do you evaluate #-4[ 5+ ( 4- 7) ] #?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 9, 2017

#### Explanation:

In this case, the order of operations:

**Parenthesis
Exponents
Multiplication/Division
Addition/Subtraction**

Would apply so:

Solve the most inner parenthesis first:

Because of the negative we get:

We still have values in the parenthesis, so we must equate those first:

Then just multiply what you have left:

Nov 9, 2017

You must've learned in school that,

Relying on that,

Solve

When there is no sign between a no. and a bracket, it means we have to multiply it,

It is easy to multiply it,