# How do you evaluate (- 6) ^ { 2} + 5( - 6) - 5?

Mar 6, 2018

$1$

#### Explanation:

We've got three terms to simplify. We first simply them one by one and do the required operation.

${\left(- 6\right)}^{2} + 5 \left(- 6\right) - 5$
$= \left(- 6\right) \cdot \left(- 6\right) + 5 \left(- 6\right) - 5$
$= 36 - 30 - 5$
$= 36 - 35$
$= 1$