# How do you simplify #( -64 + 4*4 ) ^ 3#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

Follow the order of operations as indicated by the acronym **PEMDAS:**

**Parentheses/brackets
Exponents/Powers
Multiplication and Division in order from left to right.
Addition and Subtraction in order from left to right.**

Simplify:

First simplify the parentheses.

Multiply

Add

Cube