How do you solve #32 - 2(11 - 8)2 = 36x#?
Use the Order of Operations to simplify!
Start by thinking about the Order of Operations:
Multiplication & Division
Addition & Subtraction
This will allow us to simplify before we start the algebra
Start with parenthesis
We have no exponents
Move to Multiplication & Division in the order they appear
Now let's do the Addition & Subtraction in the order they appear
The equation looks much simpler now!
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