# How do you simplify -6xx11-:-3xx7 using order of operations?

Apr 28, 2016

$- 6 \times 11 \div - 3 \times 7 = \textcolor{b l u e}{154}$

#### Explanation:

Since all of the operations are multiplication or division, work from left to right.

$- 6 \times 11 \div - 3 \times 7$

$- 6 \times 11 = - 66$

$- 66 \div - 3 = 22$

$22 \times 7 = 154$

Apr 28, 2016

It is all one term because it is made up of only multiplications and divisions. It can be written in the form of a fraction with all the times in the numerator and the divides in the denominator.

#### Explanation:

Rewrite in another form and then simplify:

$\frac{- 6 \cdot 11 \cdot 7}{-} 3$ The sign will be positive,

3 can divide into 6 twice, leading to the calculation:

2x11x7 = 154