# How do you simplify 8+2times3-11+2+3times5+8-2?

Feb 24, 2016

First you do the multiplications, then the adding and subtracting.

#### Explanation:

$= 8 + \left(2 \times 3\right) - 11 + 2 + \left(3 \times 5\right) + 8 - 2$
$= 8 + 6 - 11 + 2 + 15 + 8 - 2$

Now add/subtract from left to right:
$= 26$