How do you simplify #7 - 25 + 3 times 25# using order of operations?

1 Answer
Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#57#

Explanation:

#7 - 25 + 3 xx 25#

A good way to remember the order of operations is PEMDAS, shown here:
www.coolmath.com

Following this image and what we need to simplify, we first need to do multiplication:
#7 - 25 + 75#

Since addition and subtract are equal in the order of operations, do it from left to right:
#-18 + 75#

#=57#

Hope this helps!