# How do you simplify # 3xx1(5-1)+8/4(1) # using PEMDAS?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 4, 2018

Here's how I did it:

#### Explanation:

**PEMDAS** is used in solving math problems that require the use of different operations. The order goes:

Parentheses/Brackets

Exponents

Multiplication & Division

Addition & Subtraction

We need to take care of the parentheses first:

There are no exponents in this expression, so let's do multiplication and division:

And finally we do addition and subtraction: