How do you simplify #15+4(5-3)+6(18 div3)# using order of operations?

1 Answer
Jun 14, 2018

Answer:

#59#

Explanation:

#15+4(5-3) + 6(18 -: 3)#

To simplify this, we will use PEMDAS, shown here:
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This is a common method to simplify expressions, and you can remember it using:
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We also start from inside to outside.

First, simplify the expressions inside the parentheses :

#15+4(2) + 6(6)#

Multiply:

#15 + 8 + 36#

And finally, add:
#59#

Hope this helps!