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4 x 4 +4 x 4 + 4 - 4 x 4 =do I do this one in order or do the multiplication first

my husband says to do in order, I say do the multiplication first

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Pedmas
Parentheses first
Exponents (ie Powers and Square Roots, etc.)
Multiplication and Division (left-to-right)
Addition and Subtraction (left-to-right)

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Multiplication first

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Yes you multiply first

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Remember P.E.M.D.A.S! :)

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Multiplication. You have to do the order of operations.
Please(Parentheses)
Excuse(Exponents)
My(Multiplication)
Dear(Division)
Aunt(Adding)
Sally(Subtraction)

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If there are no parenthesis you multiply and divide first and add and subtract second. The problem would become 16 + 16 + 4 - 16 which would give you a final result of 20.

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nice. im horrible at math. do you think you could help me with my math homework?
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Possibly. There's a lot I've forgotten. But I'm willing to try.
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thank you soooooooooooo much. ill let you know when i have some math homework
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If I'm around I'll do what I can.
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follow the BODMAS
Brackets Of Division Multiplication Addition Subtraction.

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do all multiplication first and then the addition and then subtraction.

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the way im learning it in school is BEDMAS (Brackets,Exponents,Division,Multiplication,Division)

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Pemdas

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