How do you simplify #5(2+3)div25+8div4#?

1 Answer
Oct 26, 2016

Answer:

The simplification of the expression is #3#.

Explanation:

Follow the Order of Operations, which is
Step 1: complete operations inside grouping symbols
Step 2: evaluate any exponents
Step 3: multiply and divide from left to right in one step
Step 4: add and subtract from left to right in one step

#5(2 + 3) -: 25 + 8 -: 4#

Simplify #2 + 3# first.

#5(5) -: 25 + 8 -: 4#

Now multiply and divide from left to right.

#1 + 2#

Now add.

#3#