# How do you evaluate #5\times 3+ 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 1, 2017

#### Explanation:

In this type of expression there is a mathematical order of operations to complete the multiplication or division of the values before the addition or subtraction called PEMDAS or Parentheses, Exponent, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.

If this mathematical order is not followed different answers to the evaluation will result.

The given expression may also be written

Then the two steps are: