## Question

`Evaluate: -18 + 4(6 ÷ 2)`^{2}

`Evaluate: -18 + 4(6 ÷ 2)`^{2}

A. 18

B. -18

C. 20

D. 24

**Answer: A. 18**

**Solution:**

According to order of operations, inner brackets first.

Hence,

-18 + 4(6 ÷ 2)^{2}

= -18 + 4(3)^{2}

= -18 + 4*9

= -18 + 36

= 18

**Hence, the Answer is 18.**