# Simplify: 44 - 12( -15 + 18) ÷ 9 ?

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#### Explanation:

The most important thing to remember here is the order of operations. First, we do what is inside the parentheses. They will combine to equal

Then we will do the multiplication/division left to right.

We divide this by nine to get

We finish it by subtracting