How do you simplify #3^4-16times3#?

1 Answer
Dec 8, 2016

Answer:

#33#

Explanation:

Using the rules for order of operation, you first execute the exponent:

#(3*3*3*3) - 16 xx 3#

#81 - 16 xx 3#

Next, you execute the multiplication:

#81 - (16 xx 3)#

#81 - 48#

Finally, you execute the subtraction:

#81 - 48 = 33#