# How do you simplify 9 + (6(7 – 4)^2 + 2)  using order of operations?

Nov 17, 2015

$65$

#### Explanation:

Always do brackets first, then multiply and divide, and then add and subtract.

$\therefore 9 + \left(6 {\left(7 - 4\right)}^{2} + 2\right) = 9 + \left(6 {\left(3\right)}^{2} + 2\right)$

$= 9 + \left(54 + 2\right)$

$= 65$