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

May 24, 2018

$- 9$

#### Explanation:

Let's simplify the terms in the parenthesis first. Doing this, we now have

$- 3 \left(3\right)$, which is just $- 3 \cdot 3$, which is of course

$- 9$

Hope this helps!