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anonymous
 5 years ago
how would you do 2+1/4 divided by 3/8 in order of operations
anonymous
 5 years ago
how would you do 2+1/4 divided by 3/8 in order of operations

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radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Order of operations you have addition and division which do you think should be done first?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I Know its division first and I also flipped the second # but i got a totally different answer then my book

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OK some clarfication on my part is the 3/8 to be divided only into the 1/4 or is the problem (2+1/4)/3/8?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is no parenthesis it actually is 2+1/4 over 3/8

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0division with fraction is as you said flip and multiply. 1/4 *8/3=8/12=2/3 then add the 2 should give you 2 2/3

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats exactly what i got but the answer in the back of the book is 6

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok it is divided in the total thin (2+1/4)/3/8 It was stated in a very unclear manner. The 3/8 is to be divided into the quantity 2 + 1/4. Why they did not use parens puzzles me, It seems like they are tryuing to trick you.

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First add the 2 + 1/4 getting 9/4 then 9/4 / 3/8= 9/4*8/3=6

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good luck. I am gonna take a break.
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