How do you simplify #3^2+(1+4)-2# using order of operations?

1 Answer
Jun 16, 2018

Answer:

#12#

Explanation:

#"using the order of operations PEMDAS"#

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

#3^2+5-2larrcolor(red)"parenthesis"#

#=9+5-2larrcolor(red)"exponents"#

#"for addition/subtraction evaluate from left to right"#

#=14-2#

#=12#