# How do you simplify 3 + 9 × 4 ÷ 2?

Dec 5, 2016

$21$

#### Explanation:

Following the standard order of operations first you Multiply, so:

$9 \times 4 = 36$

Next you Divide:

$36 \div 2 = 18$

$3 + 18 = 21$