# How do you simplify (4 / 2) + 4(5 - 2)^2?

Mar 9, 2016

$38$

#### Explanation:

$\left(\frac{4}{2}\right) + 4 {\left(5 - 2\right)}^{2}$

Simplify

$\rightarrow 2 + 4 {\left(3\right)}^{2}$

$\rightarrow 2 + 4 \left(9\right)$

$\rightarrow 2 + 36$

$\Rightarrow = 38$