# What is (24+ 48) \div 4+ 2?

Sep 26, 2016

20

#### Explanation:

When dealing with a calculation involving $\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{mixed operations}}$ then we must evaluate them in a particular order.

Follow the order as set out in the acronym PEMDAS.

(24+48)÷4+2larr" brackets first"

=72÷4+2larr" next is division"

$= 18 + 2 \leftarrow \text{ finally addition}$

$= 20 \text{ is the value of the expression}$