# How do you simplify #4 + 3(-6) - 1 # using order of operations?

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Jul 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

PEMDAS (the order of operations) is shown here:

The first thing to do is multiplication:

Subtract from left to right:

Hope this helps!

Jul 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

Multiplication takes precedence over addition/subtraction, so we can do

We can work from left to right to get

Hope this helps!