# How do you simplify #-8 + 5(g + 2) - 2#?

##### 1 Answer

May 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

- P: Parenthesis
- E: Exponents
- M: Multiplication
- D: Division
- A: Addition
- S: Subtraction

Above is the order of operations to follow to simplify the expression

First, deal with anything involving parenthesis

As shown, the

The expression now looks like:

There are no exponents, multiplication of numbers (

So the next step is Addition

The expression now looks like:

And the final operation is Subtraction

The simplified expression is: