# How do you simplify (7 + 2^3) times 9 using order of operations?

Mar 25, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, execute the Exponent operation:

$\left(7 + \textcolor{red}{{2}^{3}}\right) \times 9 \implies \left(7 + 8\right) \times 9$

Next, execute the Addition operation within the Parenthesis:

$\left(\textcolor{red}{7} + \textcolor{red}{8}\right) \times 9 \implies 15 \times 9$

Now, execute the Multiplication operation:

$15 \times 9 \implies 135$