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

2 Answers
Apr 28, 2016

Answer:

#-6xx11-:-3xx7=color(blue)154#

Explanation:

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

#-6xx11-:-3xx7#

#-6xx11=-66#

#-66-:-3=22#

#22xx7=154#

Apr 28, 2016

Answer:

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:

#(-6 * 11 * 7)/-3# The sign will be positive,

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

2x11x7 = 154