Always do the operations x and / before doing + and - in the order they appear in. In this example, x comes before the /, so we multiply first and get: 6 - 0 + 2 / 2 Then it's time for the / to get: 6 - 0 + 1 = 7.

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BODMAS means Brackets of Division. Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction. In your equation the division comes first then the multiplication then the addition and lastly the subtraction.

BODMAS means Brackets, of, Division, Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction. That is if there are brackets, start solving them first, followed by x, then / and so on.