How do you evaluate \frac { 16+ 2\cdot 8} { 4}?

Oct 14, 2017

$\frac{16 + 2 \cdot 8}{4} = 8$

Explanation:

Using BODMAS, you do the multiplication the numerator (the top part of the fraction) first:

$\frac{16 + 2 \cdot 8}{4}$

$= \frac{16 + 16}{4}$

Simplify the numerator:

$= \frac{32}{4}$

Divide the numerator by the denominator (divide $32$ by $4$).

$= 8$