How do you simplify #7(3)-2*4#?

1 Answer
Mar 25, 2018

Answer:

#13#

Explanation:

We deal with the parentheses first, if you remember PEMDAS:

Parentheses
Exponents
Multiplication
Division
Addition
Subtraction

So first:
#7(3)=21#

Then we look at the multiplication of #2# and #4#:
#2*4=8#

Next we subtract both numbers to get our answer:
#21-8=13#