How do you simplify #32 + (7 − 2) • 4 − 6/3# using order of operations?
First count the number of terms in the expression.
terms are separated by + and - signs that are not in brackets, or in a fraction or under a root.
There are 3 terms:
Simplify each term separately so there are 3 answers which we can add or subtract in the last step.
In each term: do parentheses first, then the multiply or divide:
Now simplify, working from left to right.