# How can you solve this equation by pemdas? 4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3

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PEMDAS represents the order of operations which is Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication/Division , and Addition/Subtraction.

`4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3`

So to simplify this, apply PEMDAS.

First, remove the parenthesis by distributing -3 to (x-2) and 4 to (3x-8).

`=4x-3x+6+12x-32+3`

Since the remaining operations are addition and subtraction, add/subtract like terms.

Like terms are: (a) 4x-3x+12=13x

(b) 6-32+3=-23

`=13x-23`

**Hence, `4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3=13x-23` **.

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4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3

First remember what PEMDAS stand for

**P**arenthesis

**E**xponents

**M**ultiplication

**D**ivision

**A**ddition

**S**ubtraction

since you are unable to do anything in the parenthesis or is there any exponents, then you have to distribute

After distributing your equation should look like

4x - 3x + 6 + 12x - 32 + 3 Now combine the like terms by adding / subtracting

After combining the like terms your equation should be

13x - 23 which is your answer

4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3

PEMDAS stands for : Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.

This is the order of operations we must follow. So lets do exactly just that:

You can start with the multiplication involved:

4x - 3x + 6 + 12x - 32 + 3

Then do the addition and subtraction, reading from left to right:

4x - 3x + 6 + 12x - 32 + 3

x + 6 + 12x - 32 + 3

13x - 26 + 3

12x - 23 is the finaly simplified answer.

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*Sorry! I meant to write 13x - 23 is the final answer.

`4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3` PEMDAS stands for Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication or Division , and Addition or Subtraction. the order of pemdas is the order you solve a problem.

The first step is to look for parentheses, if there are any work on them

`4x-3(x-2)+4(3x-8)+3` does have parentheses so the problem becomes

`4x-3x+6+12x-32+3` now look for exponents, this problem doesn't have any, so you go over t mult. and divi, there also aren't any so the only ones left are addition and subtraction. So combine like terms

`4x-3x+12x=13x`

`6-32+3=-23`

`13x-23 ` is the answer