# How do you simplify 8+2(3+5)^2 using order of operations?

Mar 20, 2018

#### Answer:

$8 + 2 {\left(3 + 5\right)}^{2}$
$= 8 + 2 {\left(8\right)}^{2}$
$= 8 + 2 \left(64\right)$
$= 8 + 128$
$= 136$

#### Explanation:

First work what is inside the parentheses, add 3+5=8 then do the exponent 8²=64. Then multiply 2 x 64=128. Then add.