# How do you simplify #8/2 (3 + 1)# using order of operations?

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Jul 9, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Here are the order of operations (left to right);

Following this image, we know that the first thing to do is simplify the things inside the parenthesis:

Now multiplication/division:

Hope this helps!

Jul 9, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The parenthesis simplify to

Hope this helps!