# How do you simplify #2(7-2) - 12 div 6 # using PEMDAS?

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Jul 9, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Recall PEMDAS:

Parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. This is the order we simplify in.

According to PEMDAS, let's simplify the parenthesis to get

We can do multiplication and division in any order, so we can do them simultaneously to get

Hope this helps!