# How do you simplify #-10/5times2+8times(6-4)-3times4# using PEMDAS?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

PEMDAS stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, and Addition and Subtraction. Hence we solve in this order - first parentheses, then exponents, then multiplication and division and finally addition and subtraction.

Hence

=

=

=

=

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

When working with calculations involving different operations, the first thing to do is to to count the number of terms. Terms are separated by + and - signs.

There must be a final answer fro each term before we can add or subtract them from left to right.

In each term do the strongest operations first (brackets first and , powers before multiply or divide)

Now work from left to right, or re-arrange the terms making sure that the signs stay with the correct term.

=

=