How do you find the value of #10-[5+9(4)]#?

1 Answer
Mar 11, 2018

Answer:

#-31#

Explanation:

#"Following the order of operations as set out in the "#
#"acronym PEMDAS"#

#["P-parenthesis (brackets), E-exponents (brackets),"#
#"M-muliplication, D-division, A-addition, S-subtraction"]#

#"note that "9(4)" means "9xx4=36#

#rArr10-[5+36]larrcolor(red)"multiplication"#

#=10-41larrcolor(red)"brackets"#

#=-31larrcolor(red)"subtraction"#