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

1 Answer
Oct 21, 2016

Answer:

#72#

Explanation:

When evaluating expressions with #color(blue)"mixed operations"# then we must evaluate them in a particular order.

Follow the order as set out in the acronym PEMDAS.

#8xx(3+6)#

#=8xx9larr color(red)" evaluate bracket forst"#

#=72larrcolor(red)" multiplication"#

These are the only 2 operations in this calculation.