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

1 Answer
Sep 26, 2016

Answer:

20

Explanation:

When dealing with a calculation involving #color(blue)"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+2larr" finally addition"#

#=20" is the value of the expression"#