# How do you evaluate #5^2*(-3)-4*6+7#?

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#### Explanation:

We have:

Let's use the rules of operator precedence, "PEMDAS":

#### Explanation:

In any expression with different operations, it is important to COUNT terms first. Each term will simplify to a single answer.

Within each term the order of operations is applied:

Brackets

Powers and roots

multiply and divide

You can work in different terms in the same line.

Once there is a single answer to each term, these are added or subtracted in the last step, working from left to right.

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It is often easier to re-arrange the terms with the plus terms at the beginning and the minus terms at the end.

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