# How do you insert parentheses to make 2^3 -3*5-8=1 true?

##### 1 Answer
Mar 30, 2018

${2}^{3} - \left(3 \cdot 5 - 8\right) = 1$

#### Explanation:

By the order of operations, $\left(3 \cdot 5 - 8\right) = 7$

${2}^{3} = 8$, so 8 - 7 = 1