Question

# What would you do first to simplify 8 + (2×5)? A. add B. subtract C. multiply D. Divide

Answer

18

- Q: What is the operation performed in the expression 8 + (2×5)? A: First we need to perform multiplication since it has higher precedence than addition.
- Q: What is the result of 2×5? A: 2×5=10.
- Q: What is the result of 8 + 10? A: 8 + 10 = 18