# What is 7 + 9 * (3+8)?

Apr 16, 2016

Always use the order of operations, as shown in the following poster.

#### Explanation:

Step 1:

Evaluate inside the parentheses

$7 + 9 \times \left(11\right)$

Step 2:

Evaluate the multiplication

$7 + 99$

Step 3:

$106$