# How do you solve (( 5- 1) \times 2) \div ( 5- 1)?

Mar 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

$\frac{\left(5 - 1\right) \cdot 2}{\left(5 - 1\right)}$

When you divide (5-1)÷(5-1) it equals 1 which cancels (5-1) off the bottom and you are left with

$1 \cdot 2 = 2$