How to Simplify an Expression with Parentheses & Exponents


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(2 + 3) * (1 + 1)

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1. 3 * (1 + 2)^2

2. 1 + 2 * 3

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test you on using the order of operations to simplify practice problems. Problems have mathematical sets in parentheses and involve adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess you on the following

  • Using the order of operations
  • Simplifying mathematical expressions
  • Solving equations involving parentheses

Skills Practiced

Students practice the following skills in this mathematics quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mathematics lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems using the order of operations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about simplifying expressions with parentheses

Additional Learning

To learn more about this mathematical concept, review the accompanying lesson called How to Simplify an Expression with Parentheses & Exponents. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Define mathematical expression and order of operations
  • Examine examples of solving expressions with the order of operations
  • Recall the acronym PEMDAS