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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
perform the operation in   first
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
4 but yes when we do 4 we get 4 since   means we are looking for the distance between 4 and 0 so now we have 34 which is?
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is that 1 if so thats correct gthug
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
becca we aren't doing 8+4 we are doing 8+4
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
becca i have no clue what you are doing you are clearly making your own rules
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becca18Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That's how my teacher showed me.. i'll delete it though.
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
was this part of a larger problem?
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
gthug's problem was 38+4 we do order of operations: perform whats in grouping symbols first evaluate any terms with exponents perform multiplication and division as it occurs left to right perform addition and subtraction as it occurs left to right  example of grouping symbols:  , ( ), [ ] so we have   inside the   we have 8+4=4 so we now have 34 but 4 means what is the distance from 4 to 0 which is 4 so now we have 34 but 34=1 so 38+4=1
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themathpenguinBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
First, you must go to the absolute value. Since the absolute value of a number is the distance away from 0, 8+4(inside absolute value) is 4. Then, because of PEMDAS, do 34 which is 1.
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Hope this helped
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