# Evaluate (56-4^2)÷(-2+4)

(56-42)÷(-2+4)
Rewrite the division as a fraction.
56-42-2+4
Simplify the numerator.
Raise 4 to the power of 2.
56-1⋅16-2+4
Multiply -1 by 16.
56-16-2+4
Subtract 16 from 56.
40-2+4
40-2+4
Simplify the expression.