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

Oct 26, 2016

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

$5 \left(2 + 3\right) \div 25 + 8 \div 4$

Simplify $2 + 3$ first.

$5 \left(5\right) \div 25 + 8 \div 4$

Now multiply and divide from left to right.

$1 + 2$

$3$