# How do you simplify #-8.2+6*(5-7)# using PEMDAS?

[Parenthesis (brackets),Exponents (powers), Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction]

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PEMDAS stands for order of operations i.e. parentheses, then exponents, then multiplication and division and finaly addition and subtraction.

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-8.2 + 6 * (5 - 7)

First, solve the expression inside the parentheses (PEMDAS stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division (from left to right), Addition and Subtraction (from left to right)):

5 - 7 = -2

Then, multiply:

6 * -2 = -12

Finally, add:

-8.2 + (-12) = -20.2

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