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

Jun 14, 2018

$59$

#### Explanation:

$15 + 4 \left(5 - 3\right) + 6 \left(18 \div 3\right)$

To simplify this, we will use PEMDAS, shown here:

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 :

$15 + 4 \left(2\right) + 6 \left(6\right)$

Multiply:

$15 + 8 + 36$

$59$