How do you evaluate the expression #8 + (36 * 8-204) -: 6#?

1 Answer
Mar 4, 2018

Answer:

#8+(36*8-204)-:6=color(blue)22#

Explanation:

Evaluate:

#8+(36*8-204)-:6#

Follow the order of operations as indicated by the acronym PEMDAS.

  1. Parentheses/brackets
  2. Exponents/powers
  3. Multiplication and Division in order from left to right.
  4. Addition and Subtraction in order from left to right.

#8+(36*8-204)-:6#

First simplify the parentheses. First multiply #36*8#.

#8+(288-204)-:6#

Now subtract within the parentheses.

#8+84-:6#

Next divide #84# by #6#.

#8+14#

Now add #8#.

#22#