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

1 Answer
Nov 19, 2015

Answer:

The answer is 27

Explanation:

by following the acronym PEMDAS, to mean the order of operations
P = parentheses
E = exponents
M = multiplication
D = division
A = addition
S = subtraction

3 + 3 x 6 + #3^2# - 3
3 + 3 x 6 + 9 - 3
3 + 18 + 9 - 3
30 - 3
27