# How do you simplify (3 + 3 times 6 + 3^2 - 3) using order of operations?

Nov 19, 2015

#### Explanation:

by following the acronym PEMDAS, to mean the order of operations
P = parentheses
E = exponents
M = multiplication
D = division
3 + 3 x 6 + ${3}^{2}$ - 3