# How do you simplify #[3/4 times 2/3 - (1/2 - 1/3)] 12# using PEMDAS?

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#### Explanation:

There's no "calculate this using PEMDAS". "PEMDAS" is obligatory, so "calculate this using PEMDAS" is a pleonasm.

#### Explanation:

This is all one term, but within the brackets there are two terms.

Calculate them separately and simplify to a single number.

#### Explanation:

PEMDAS is an acronym that aids in remembering the order of operations:

Parenthesis/brackets

Exponents

Multiplication and Division in order from left to right.

Addition and Subtraction in order from left to right.

Simplify:

Simplify

Place back into the expression

Simplify

Simplify

Simplify

Simplify

Simplify.

Simplify.