Solving the Equation: (8(42)(79)) x 9
This article will walk you through solving the equation (8(42)(79)) x 9 stepbystep, using the order of operations (PEMDAS/BODMAS).
Understanding the Order of Operations
Before we begin, let's remember the order of operations, often remembered by the acronym PEMDAS or BODMAS:
 Parentheses ( Brackets)
 Exponents ( Orders)
 Multiplication and Division (from left to right)
 Addition and Subtraction (from left to right)
Solving the Equation

Simplify the inner parentheses:
 (42) = 2
 (79) = 2

Substitute the simplified values:
 (8  2  (2)) x 9

Simplify further:
 (8  2 + 2) x 9
 (8) x 9

Multiply:
 8 x 9 = 72