# How do you evaluate 4 • 4 − 8 ÷ 2 ?

Jan 24, 2016

$12$

#### Explanation:

$4 \cdot 4 - 8 \div 2$ Use bodmas rule

$4 \cdot 4 - 4$

$16 - 4 = 12$

Aug 3, 2016

=$12$

#### Explanation:

There are 2 terms. Work out the value of each term first and add or subtract in the last line.

$\textcolor{red}{4 \times 4} - \textcolor{b l u e}{8 \div 2}$

=$\textcolor{red}{16} - \textcolor{b l u e}{4}$

=$12$