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

1 Answer
Jul 26, 2015

Answer:

#5+[30-(6-1)^2]=10#

Explanation:

#5+[30-(6-1)^2]#

Perform the subtraction inside the parentheses.

#6-1=5#

#5+[30-(5)^2]#

Square the #5# inside the brackets.

#5^2=25#

#5+[30-25]#

Perform the subtraction inside the brackets.

#5+5# =

#10#