What is #[(8+5)*(6-2) ^2] - (4*17 -: 2)#?

1 Answer
Mar 7, 2018

Answer:

174

Explanation:

Consider PEMDAS (Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction).

Begin by solving what is in parentheses:
#[(13)*(4)^2]-(34)#
Solve the expression in the last set of parentheses from right to left.

Next, solve for expressions involving exponents:
#[13*16]-34#

Now multiply:
#208-34#

And subtract:
#174#