## (10-46) div by 6 x (-3)-(-6)(-9)(-1) my ans not 1 of choices

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### (10-46) div by 6 x (-3)-(-6)(-9)(-1) my ans not 1 of choices

(10-46) div by 6 x (-3)-(-6)(-9)(-1) i keep coming up with +56 as the answer, but that isnt 1 of the choices. where am i going wrong? choices were -108,72,-36,36 help tia

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nicknation wrote:(10-46) div by 6 x (-3)-(-6)(-9)(-1) i keep coming up with +56 as the answer...

. . . . .$\left(\frac{10\, -\, 46}{6}\right)\, \times \,(-3)\, -\, (-6)(-9)(-1)}$
. . . . .$\left(\frac{-36}{6}\right)\, \times\, (-3)\, -\, (-54)$
. . . . .$-\frac{6}{1}\, \times\, (-3)\, +\, 54$