# How do you evaluate #x+(3(y+z)-y)# if w=6, x=4, y=-2, z=6?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

First, substitute the values of

We will simplify

Then subtract

And finally add it to

Depending on what country you're studying, you will either have PEMDAS or BODMAS as the order of operation.

P - Parenthesis

E - Exponent

M - Multiplication

D - Division

A - Addition

S - Subtraction

B - Bracket

O - Of i.e also multiplication

D - Division

M - Multiplication

A - Addition

S - Subtraction

Now let's take a look at the problem again. We have parenthesis (or bracket), multiplcation, addition, and subtraction.

Using the order we solve