How do you solve #(2+ 6) ( 2- 7) #?

1 Answer
Mar 7, 2018

Answer:

#-40#

Explanation:

Using the PEMDAS order of operations, one way to solve it is to first get the sum of the values in the parenthesis:

#(2+6)= 8#

#(2-7)=-5#

Now you're left with the expression

#(8)(-5)#

Simply multiply those numbers and you get #-40 #.