How do you simplify #12 - 3 times 4# using PEMDAS?

1 Answer
Jul 24, 2016

Answer:

#12-3xx4=0#

Explanation:

PEMDAS stands for parentheses, exponents, multiplication division, addition and subtraction and order of operations follows this order.

Here we just have subtraction and multiplication and order should follow this i.e. first multiplication and then subtraction,

Hence, #12-3xx4=12-12=0#.