# How do you simplify 8 + 8 ÷ 8 – 8 using order of operations?

Nov 20, 2015

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#### Explanation:

Multiply and divide have priority of add subtract

$\textcolor{b l u e}{S t e p 1 \to} \frac{8}{8} = 1$ giving

$8 + 1 - 8$
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Operations at same level (in this case plus and minus) are performed Left to right

$\textcolor{b l u e}{S t e p 2 \to} \left(8 + 1\right) - 8$

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$\textcolor{b l u e}{S t e p 3 \to} 9 + 8$

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$\textcolor{b l u e}{S o l u t i o n \to} 1$