How do you simplify #27+5*8-6# using order of operations?

1 Answer
Mar 24, 2018

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

First, using PEDMAS or order of operation, execute the Multiplication operation:

#27 + color(red)(5) * color(red)(8) - 6 =>#

#27 + 40 - 6#

Now, execute the Addition and Substraction operations from left to right:

#color(red)(27) + color(red)(40) - 6 =>#

#67 - 6 =>#

#61#