# How do you simplify (4 / 2) + 4(5 - 2)^2 using order of operations?

Jan 27, 2016

38

#### Explanation:

Using PEMDAS :

1. Parenthesis hence $2 + 4 \times {3}^{2}$

2. Exponents hence 2 + 4 $\times 9$

3. Multiplication hence 2 + 36

4. Addition hence 2+ 36 = 38