# What is #2\times ( 14\div 2)^{2} + 5\times 12#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

Count the number of terms first.

Each term must simplify to a single answer and these will be added or subtracted in the last step.

Within each term, the order of operations applies:

Inside brackets first

Powers and roots

Multiply and divide.

Simplify within each term

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