# How do you simplify #(1- i ) - ( 3- 1) ( 3+ 1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 4, 2017

#### Explanation:

The P in PEMDAS stands for parentheses, so do what you can in parentheses first:

You can't simplify

Multiplication and Division come before addition and subtraction in the order of operations, so multiply

Now the expression is