# How do you simplify #49\div 7+ 10[ 3( 9- 2) - 2( 17- 8) ]#?

##### 2 Answers

The answer is

#### Explanation:

Work the problem with PEMDAS

Take care of the inner parenthesis first:

Now deal with the brackets:

Left to right, do the multiplication and division:

Now do the last addition:

#### Explanation:

When doing calculations with multiple operations:

Identify the different terms first. (Separated by

Within each term, use the order:

- brackets
- powers and roots
- multiply and divide (in any order)

Then re-arrange the terms so the additions are at the front.

- then add and do the subtractions last.