# How do you simplify 8 ÷ 2 * 4?

Jul 29, 2015

The answer is $16$.

#### Explanation:

In PEMDAS, multiplication and division are equal. So when you have both, you work from left to right. Therefore, you would perform the division first, followed by the multiplication.

$8 \div 2 \cdot 4$

$8 \div 2 = 4$

$4 \cdot 4 = 16$