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

Jan 20, 2017

$6 \div 2 x \to \frac{6}{2 x}$

$\left(6 \div 2\right) x \to \frac{6}{2} \times x$

Jan 20, 2017

There is no difference between the division notation $\div$ and $/$.

#### Explanation:

So $6 \div 2 x$ is the same as $6 \text{/} 2 \cdot x$. Do division and multiplication left to right.

$6 \text{/} 2 \cdot x = \frac{6}{2} \cdot x = 3 x$.