# How do you simplify #7+9times3-25 # using order of operations?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

The order of operations, sometimes known by the acronym PEMDAS (or some variant of it) is:

#color(red)(P)# - Parentheses (also known as Brackets)#color(blue)(E)# - Exponents#color(green)(M)# - Multiplication#color(green)(D)# - Division (this has the same weight as M and so I gave it the same colour)#color(brown)(A)# - Addition#color(brown)(S)# - Subtraction - (again, same weight as A and so the same colour)

Here we have:

The multiplication goes first:

and now we work this from left to right:

Aug 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

Identify the number of terms first.

Terms are separated by

Simplify each term first.