then you multiply the brackets, but heres where im confused, why do you 5* -4 =-20 and not -5*-20, because it is a negative 5 before the brackets right?
then you multiply the brackets, but heres where im confused, why do you 5* -4 =-20 and not -5*-20, because it is a negative 5 before the brackets right?
Hi Ollyruts,
Yes, this is pretty basic. Here are the steps with the order of operations: