How do you simplify #5 + (5 times 40 / 2 + 5) - 20 / (4 - 2) + 100# using PEMDAS?
Before you blindly follow the PEDMAS process, (or BODMAS, BEDMAS or similar) count the number of TERMS first. They are separated by
Each term will simplify to a single answer which can be added or subtracted in the last step.
Within each term the order is :
- exponents - the powers and roots
- multiply and divide