How do you simplify #-7 + -4 + -3#? Algebra Expressions, Equations, and Functions PEMDAS 1 Answer Jim G. · Stefan V. Jan 13, 2016 Answer: #- 14# Explanation: Rewrite this expression as follows : = -7 + (- 4 ) + ( - 3 ). Then adding a negative number is equivalent to subtracting the number, So +(- 4 ) is the same as - 4 (subtract 4 ) and the expression becomes: - 7 - 4 - 3 = - 14 Related questions What is PEMDAS? How do you use PEMDAS? How do you use order of operations to simplify #3(7-2)-8#? What are common mistakes students make with PEMDAS? How do you evaluate the expression #5[8+(3-1)]-2#? How do you simplify the expression #4(30-(3+1)^2)#? How do you evaluate the expression #x^4+x# if x=2? Is it okay to add first before subtracting in #4-6+3#? How do you simplify #(-3)^2+12*5#? How do you simplify #(4-2)^3-4*8+21div3#? See all questions in PEMDAS Impact of this question 158 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License