# How do you simplify #3 times 2 - (8+1) # using PEMDAS?

##### 1 Answer

May 24, 2016

Work through PEDMAS to get to

#### Explanation:

Let's start with the original expression:

And now let's work our way through PEDMAS. First off, P (parentheses). We have one of those so let's do the math inside of it:

Next we have 2 multiplications:

Which gets us to: