# How do you simplify #32 + (7 − 2) • 4 − 6/3# using order of operations?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

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:

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Now simplify, working from left to right.

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