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**S**ally". First complete everything within brackets or parentheses. Second, simplify exponents. Third, do any multiplication or division from left to right. Finally, do any addition or subtraction from left to right.

Example: 4+6x2=?

First multiply 6 and 2.

Add 4 to the product of 12.

Your answer is 16. Can you come up with an example?