Evaluating Expressions The order of operations tells you how to evaluate an arithmetic expression with more than one operation. SU gu An expression is a mathematical statement that contains numbers, operations, and sometimes letters. Order of Operations: 1. Complete operations inside parentheses. 2. Evaluate exponents. 3. Multiply and divide from left to right. 4. Add and subtract from left to right. Click each expression to see the order of operations for evaluating it. Explore this image to learn more. 7 + 12 + 9 3 x 5 x 5 16 + 4 = 2 10 – 3 x 2 Check Your Understanding- 1 of 2 Attempt 1 of 2 Complete the steps to simplify each problem. Expression Answer Simplified expression Select. Select . 8 +6=2 Select . Select. 12-2.6 Select. Select . 28 = 7.4