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JamenS

  • 3 years ago

What is the value of x in the equation? (-17) + 20 – (9 × 8) ÷ 3 = x

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  1. JamenS
    • 3 years ago
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    i got -27???

  2. JejomarConcepcion
    • 3 years ago
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    (-17) + 20 – (72) ÷ 3 = x ( parenthesis first) (-17) + 20 –(24) = x ( following the MDAS rule we should multiply of divide first whichever comes first on the left :) then you can now simplify it by adding or subtracting whichever comes first on the left :) 3 -24 = x x= -21

  3. JejomarConcepcion
    • 3 years ago
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    @mowrey and @JamenS did you followed the rule of PEMDAS ? P arenthesis E xponent M ultiplication D ivision A ddition and S ubtarction ??

  4. JamenS
    • 3 years ago
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    oh i see...thx

  5. JejomarConcepcion
    • 3 years ago
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    welcome :)

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