# How do you simplify #3^3- 8 times 3 ÷ 12# using order of operations?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 10, 2018

#### Explanation:

According to PEMDAS, (do I even need to say this?) exponents should go first.

In my own words, exponents are numbers which shows how many times the main number must multiply by itself like this:

So, 3 times 3 is 9, 9 times 3 is 27.

We should multiply after that, so it will be:

Division is next now,

Now subtract.

And you get

Hope this helped!