How do you simplify #2 { (6 – 2 ( 9 – 4) ) /( 5 + 1)}# using PEMDAS?

1 Answer
Jan 1, 2018

Answer:

#-4/3#

Explanation:

#"using PEMDAS"#

#["P-parenthesis (brackets) , E- exponents (powers),"#
#"M-multiplication , D-division , A-addition ,S- subtraction]"#

#"evaluate the contents of the {curly bracket } first"#

#(9-4)=5larrcolor(red)"inner bracket"#

#rArr6-(2xx5)=6-10=-4larrcolor(red)"multiplication"#

#rArr-4/6=-2/3larrcolor(red)"division"#

#rArr2xx-2/3=-4/3#