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evergirl

  • 3 years ago

Simplify: (9 – 8)2 × (24 – 6 divided by 3)

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  1. evergirl
    • 3 years ago
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    I think the answer's 6 not sure

  2. sasogeek
    • 3 years ago
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    (9-8)=? multiply the answer by 2 24-6= ? divide the answer by 3 multiply the two answers...

  3. evergirl
    • 3 years ago
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    I got 6 as my final answer by using PEMDAS (order of operations)

  4. sasogeek
    • 3 years ago
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    just in case you're not sure, the answer is not 6. but this might help. 9-8=1 24-6=18 can you do the rest? (1*2) * (18/3) = what you're looking for

  5. evergirl
    • 3 years ago
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    yea

  6. evergirl
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    thanks

  7. sasogeek
    • 3 years ago
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    is the 24-6 divided 3 the same as this \(\large 24-6 \div 3 \) ------ 1 OR this \(\huge \frac{24-6}{3} \) ----------- 2 ?

  8. evergirl
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    first one

  9. evergirl
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    I think I got it.............answer is 22

  10. evergirl
    • 3 years ago
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    i found my mistake..................I subtracted before i divided ( I'm supposed to do the reverse)

  11. sasogeek
    • 3 years ago
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    ok then my mistake, (9-8)*2 = ? 6/3= ? subtract your answer from 24 multiply the two answers

  12. sasogeek
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    yes :)

  13. evergirl
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    Thank you!

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