How do you find the value of #-2(3^2+8)#?

1 Answer
Oct 25, 2016

Answer:

#-34#

Explanation:

When evaluating expressions with #color(blue)"mixed operations"# there is a particular order which we must follow.

Follow the order as set in the acronym PEMDAS.

#rArr(3^2+8)=(9+8)=17larrcolor(red)" bracket and exponent"#

#-2xx17=-34larrcolor(red)"multiplication"#