How do you simplify #6÷2(1+2)# using PEMDAS?

1 Answer
Jun 27, 2016

Answer:

9

Explanation:

Note that there is a multiplication sign between the 2 and the bracket.

6 will be divided ONLY by 2 and not by the product of the 2 and the bracket.
#6 ÷2 xx color(red)((1+2))#
=#color(blue)(6 ÷ 2)xxcolor(red)(3)#
=#color(blue)3 xx color(red)3#
=9.