



 
Kasani, I want to try a similar problem
Some people remember the order of operations by the acronym BEDMAS. You first need to evaluate whatever is inside the brackets or parentheses. Inside the last set of parentheses is 7 + 5 which is 2 and inside the brackets [...] is a set of parentheses (...) so I need to start with 4(2) which is 8. Thus my first step is
There is nothing more to do inside the parentheses at the end but inside the brackets is 28 + 8 which is 36 so I continue
Now I have completed all I can do inside the brackets and parentheses so the next step is any exponents. I see 3^{2} which is 1/3^{2} = 1/9 so the next step gives me
Next is a multiplication, oneninth times 36 which is 4 so
Finally 4 plus 2 is 6 so
Now try your problem, Penny  


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