# How do you simplify the expression 15-35/7*2+3*4?

Feb 20, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, because there are no Parenthesis or Exponents (PE), we will handle the Multiplication and Division (MD):

$15 - \textcolor{red}{\frac{35}{7}} \cdot 2 + 3 \cdot 4 \to$

$15 - \textcolor{red}{5 \cdot 2} + \textcolor{red}{3 \cdot 4} \to$

$15 - 10 + 12$

Then, handle the Addition and Subtraction (AS) from left to right:

$\textcolor{red}{15 - 10} + 12 \to$

$5 + 12 \to$

$17$