# How do you simplify #14+ ( 1- 5) ^ { 2} \div 2#?

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Mar 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

**P** arentheses

**E** xponents

**M** ultiplication

**D** ivision

**A** ddition

**S** ubtraction

Mar 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

Using order of operations, we will solve this equation. The easiest way to remember the order of operations is by the acronym PEDMAS:

We have parentheses, so solve that first:

Now exponents:

Now division:

And lastly addition: