# How do you evaluate #16+ [ 9 \times ( 3- 1) + 8] \div 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2018

#### Explanation:

To solve this use the order of operations, which means you solve the following in order from left to right in an expression:

Grouping symbols

Exponents

Multiplication/division

Addition/subtraction

Evaluate inside the parentheses first:

Then evaluate the multiplication inside the brackets:

Add within the brackets:

Divide by