How do you simplify #33 – 3[20 – (3 + 1)^2] # using order of operations?
The order of operations is shown here, PEMAS:
As you can see, parenthesis is the first thing we need to do, so let's simplify the quantity in the parenthesis:
The next is exponents:
So now we solve for the quantity inside the bracket:
The next thing to do is multiplication:
And finally subtraction:
Hope this helps!