# What is #(4^2-8)*2^3-8*5-:10#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

It's actually extremely simple if you know the order of operations.

PEMDAS!

- Parentheses
- Exponent
- Multiplication
- Division
- Addition
- Subtraction

It also goes left to right! So beginning with the parentheses, we focus on what is in the parentheses

meaning

After the paratheses, you multiply by

Since, if you follow PEMDAS and multiply then divide from left to right, it's