# How do you use PEMDAS to simplify #5 times 2 + (6 - 7) + 16#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 11, 2016

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#### Explanation:

Always count the number of terms first. For each term there must be a single answer which you will then add or subtract in the last line of working.

There are 3 terms here, so we need 3 answers

The brackets are not necessary but they illustrate the point of 3 terms.

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