How do you simplify #16 -10 div 5+13#?

1 Answer
Jan 15, 2017

Answer:

The answer is #27#. Explanation below.

Explanation:

The order of operations ranks multiplication and division in higher priority than addition and subtraction. Therefore, we have to do the division #10div5=2# first.

Then, we get #16 - 2 + 13#, which gives a result of #27#.