# How do you simplify 9 -［(4*2+6)-9］+(4+2*6)?

Mar 26, 2018

$20$.

#### Explanation:

$9 - \left[\left(8 + 6\right) - 9\right] + \left(4 + 12\right)$

Then you add the terms inside the parentheses:

$9 - \left[\left(14\right) - 9\right] + \left(16\right)$

Now combine the terms in the brackets:

$9 - \left[5\right] + \left(16\right)$

$20$