#### Answer

42

#### Work Step by Step

Use the order of operations to solve.
$6+2(5\times4-2)$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify in parenthesis first; multiply
$=6+2(20-2)$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify in parenthesis first; subtract
$=6+2(18)$ $\longrightarrow$ multiply
$=6+36$ $\longrightarrow$ add
$=42$