# How do you simplify 12.95-(4.9-2.25)+1.4 using order of operations?

Mar 9, 2016

11.7

#### Explanation:

Using PEDMAS to simplify order of operations.

first is Parenthesis , hence (4.9 - 2,25 ) = 2.65

There are no exponents nor multiplication / division

addition and subtraction have equal precedence

hence 12.95 - 2.65 + 1.4 may be done in the order they are in.

thus 12.95 - 2.65 + 1.4 = 11.7