How do you simplify 6 - (8 + 3^3) - 4 using order of operations?

Jul 9, 2018

$- 33$

Explanation:

$6 - \left(8 + {3}^{3}\right) - 4$

PEMDAS (order of operations) is shown here:

First, simplify the expression inside the parenthesis:
$6 - \left(8 + 27\right) - 4$

$6 - 35 - 4$

Subtract from left to right:
$- 29 - 4$

$= - 33$

Hope this helps!

Jul 9, 2018

$- 33$

Explanation:

In any expression, we simplify the parenthesis first. Doing this, we get

$6 - 35 - 4$

Now, let's work left to right:

$6 - 35 = - 29$

$- 29 - 4 = - 33$

Hope this helps!