How do you simplify ##40 + 40 * 0 + 1##?

##41##

You can use to help you simplify this expression.

Since you’re not dealing with parantheses or exponents, you need to focus on the MDAS part of .

In other words, MD, multiplication and division, come before AS, addition and subtraction.

This means that you need to do the multiplication first, then add the remaining terms

##40 + underbrace(40 * 0)_(color(blue)(“multiplication”)) + 1##

##underbrace(40 + 0 + 1)_(color(orange)(“additions”)) = color(green)(41)##