#### Answer

32

#### Work Step by Step

Use order of operations to solve.
$12+2[3(8-2)-2(3+1)]$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify parenthesis within brackets
$=12+2[3(6)-2(4)]$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify brackets; multiply
$=12+2[18-8]$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify brackets
$=12+2[10]$ $\longrightarrow$ multiply
$=12+20$ $\longrightarrow$ add
$=32$