# How do you evaluate #w+12divz# if w=6, x=0.4, y=1/2, z=-3?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 1, 2017

This is an Order of Operations problem

#### Explanation:

The Order of Operations is:

Parenthesis

Exponents

Multiplication & Division (left to right)

Addition & Subtraction (left to right)

In your case, substitute w and z into your equation and do the division first: