How do you find the value of 8(3+6)?

Oct 21, 2016

$72$

Explanation:

When evaluating expressions with $\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{mixed operations}}$ then we must evaluate them in a particular order.

Follow the order as set out in the acronym PEMDAS.

$8 \times \left(3 + 6\right)$

$= 8 \times 9 \leftarrow \textcolor{red}{\text{ evaluate bracket forst}}$

$= 72 \leftarrow \textcolor{red}{\text{ multiplication}}$

These are the only 2 operations in this calculation.