What is the value of the expression \(3 + 4 × 6 – 2(5 \times 8)\)?

–53

Explanation

Use the order of operations to simplify the expression. Do multiplication or division from left to right, and then do addition or subtraction from left to right.

\(3 + 24 – 2 (40) = 3 + 24 – 80 = 27 – 80 = –53\)

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