__Order of Operations:__

To simplify the expression follow the order of operations: **(PEMDAS)**

1. Evaluate the expressions inside the **P**arenthesis/**B**rackets **(P)**.

2. Evaluate **P**owers/**E**xponents **(E)**.

3. Multiply and/or Divide in order from left to right **(MD)**.

4. Add and/or Subtract in order from left to right **(AS)**.

A simple technique for remembering the order of operations is turned

into phrase "**P**lease **E**xcuse **M**y **D**ear **A**unty **S**ally"

The expression is

(Substitute *d* for 7)** **

In the given expression there are no grouping symbols and powers.

First operation is multiplication.

(Multiply: )

Next operation is subtraction.

(Subtract: )

** **The value of the expression is 29.

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