### How do you simply 5 plus 7 times 3?

Actually, I don't really think that you can simplify it, because if you convert them into fractions, there all over 1 and you can't simplify it. You can simplify it if it's: 5 plus 7 DIVIDED by 3. That was when you divide the 12 by 3 in fraction form, the 3 and one switch, and u can simplify 3 into 1 and 12 into four, so there by the answer is 4. (Sorry if…