How do you evaluate #8- 60\div 4\cdot 3#?

1 Answer
Sep 6, 2017

Answer:

#=-37#

Explanation:

Note that there are two terms.

Each term will simplify to a single answer which will be subtracted in the last step.

Within each term, the order is:

  • brackets
  • powers and roots
  • multiply and divide

#8-60div4 xx 3" "larr# rewite in a different form

#=8 - (60)/4xx3#

#=8 -15 xx 3#

#=8 -45#

#=-37#