How do you evaluate #6 -: 2x# using order of operation?

2 Answers
Jan 20, 2017

#6-:2x -> 6/(2x)#

#(6-:2)x -> 6/2 xx x#

Jan 20, 2017

Answer:

There is no difference between the division notation #-:# and #/#.

Explanation:

So #6-:2x# is the same as #6 "/" 2*x#. Do division and multiplication left to right.

#6 "/" 2*x = 6/2*x = 3x#.