# How do you simplify 5+[30-(6-1)^2]?

Jul 26, 2015

$5 + \left[30 - {\left(6 - 1\right)}^{2}\right] = 10$

#### Explanation:

$5 + \left[30 - {\left(6 - 1\right)}^{2}\right]$

Perform the subtraction inside the parentheses.

$6 - 1 = 5$

$5 + \left[30 - {\left(5\right)}^{2}\right]$

Square the $5$ inside the brackets.

${5}^{2} = 25$

$5 + \left[30 - 25\right]$

Perform the subtraction inside the brackets.

$5 + 5$ =

$10$