How do you simplify 22 - 4 times4  using order of operations?

Nov 15, 2015

$22 - 4 \times 4 = - 6$

Explanation:

In the order of operations represented by $\text{PEMDAS}$, multiplication and division come before addition and subtraction.

$22 - 4 \times 4$

Multiply $4 \times 4$.

$22 - 16$

Subtract.

$- 6$