How do you simplify #(3^2 - 3^2) + 5# using order of operations?

1 Answer
Jul 31, 2016

Answer:

#5#

Explanation:

We actually have very little to calculate.

There are two terms, so we need two answers, but the numbers inside the bracket are the same.

#3^2 - 3^2 = 0#

The expression now reads: #0+5#

The answer is obviously 5.