# How do you simplify ((9 - 2)^2 + 4) + 4^2?

Mar 19, 2018

$69$

#### Explanation:

Simplifying the terms in the parenthesis, we get:

$\left({7}^{2} + 4\right) + {4}^{2}$

Which can be further simplified as

$49 + 4 + 16$

Which is equal to $69$

In PEMDAS, remember we tackle our parenthesis first!