# How do you evaluate #5\times -2+ -5\times -2#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 14, 2017

Use the order of operations. PEMDAS

#### Explanation:

Start by multiplying from left to right.

Note: Since the problem didn't have parenthesis, they are not required. They may be helpful to use though, to group things together and keep yourself organized.

A positive multiplied by a negative results in a negative value. Hence

However, a negative multiplied by a negative, results in a positive value. Hence

Way to remember positive and negative reading:

Positive

Negative

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