# Math Help - Parentheses

by Austin

(Greenfield, IN USA)

Parentheses are used to group parts of an expression together.

This makes it much easier to apply PEMDAS when evaluating an expression, or solving an equation.

Expressions containing single or nested parentheses should be evaluated as follows:

Evaluate the contents within each parentheses, from the inside parentheses out.

After evaluating each parentheses, evaluate the remainder of the expression.

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