# How do you solve 6 ÷ 3(2 + 1)?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 11, 2015

6

#### Explanation:

Carry out the operation in parentheses first

Now where people sometimes make a mistake is to multiply

Do not do this.

Write

Now multiply from left to right

If the problem was

This would give

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What the poster has asked is