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Order of Operations

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2-8 x 2(2+4)

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Dec 03, 2020

by: Crispin

PEMDAS - parentheses exponents multiplication division addition subtraction
First do the parentheses.
2 - 8 x 2 (2 + 4) = 2 - 8 x 2 (6) = 2 - 8 x 2 x 6

Next do the multiplications
8 x 2 x 6 = 8 x 12 = 96

So 2 - 8 x 2 x 6 = 2 - 96 = -94
Final answer -94

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