# How do you evaluate #-5times6-8#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 9, 2018

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#### Explanation:

PEMDAS

Identify all the arithmetic operations happening in your problem and then apply PEMDAS.

P = Parenthesis

E = Exponents

M = Multiplication

D = Division

A = Addition

S = Subtraction

That is the order in which you should perform your operations. Aptly known as the order of operations.