# Combining Operators $+ - \times \div$

Using the rules for order of operations, multiplication and division come before addition and subtraction.

Remember:

Division and multiplication have the same importance, and are performed left to right.

Addition and subtraction have the same importance, and are performed left to right.

Example 1       Select the correct answer to the following equation: $$6+4\times 3=$$

Example 2      Select the correct answer to the following equation: $$24\div 4\times 2=$$

Example 3      Select the correct answer to the following equation $$12+18\div 6-3$$

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