How do you simplify 4(3^2+3)  using PEMDAS?

1 Answer
Mar 29, 2016

$4 \left({3}^{2} + 3\right) = 48$

Explanation:

first evaluate the part in the brackets to get

$\left({3}^{2} + 3\right) = 9 + 3 = 12$

Now multiply this result by $4$ to get

$4 \times 12 = 48$.