How do you solve #-5[7-2(-3)]# using the order of operation??

1 Answer
Jun 18, 2018

Answer:

#-65#

Explanation:

#-5[7-2(-3)]#

To simplify/solve this, we use PEMDAS, which is the order of operations (shown below):

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Following this image, we have to solve the expression in the parenthesis/bracket first:
#[7-2(-3)]#

Now we do multiplication :
#[7+6]#

Addition :
#[13]#

So now the entire expression is :
#-5[13]#

Multiplication :
#-65#

Hope this helps!