# How do you simplify (-24-17+5) div 4 * (-9) using order of operations?

Jul 9, 2018

$1$

#### Explanation:

$\left(- 24 - 17 + 5\right) \div 4 \cdot \left(- 9\right)$

The first thing in order of operations is parenthesis:

$- 36 \div 4 \cdot \left(- 9\right)$

Now work from left to right:
$- 9 \div - 9$

$= 1$