lilia47
Evaluate the expression
9(5/8)+7(1/4)÷8



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godorovg
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orders of operations do you know what they are?

lilia47
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is it the parentheses first then exponents, multiply, divide, subtract? I'm not sure???=(

godorovg
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yes you are right than add and subtract left to right. so in this problem what needs to be done?

lilia47
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I'm just taking a wild guess first multiply 9*5/8

godorovg
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yes are you right, although which gets done first?

lilia47
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let me work on it and see if I can get the correct answer.

godorovg
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okay if you get stuck ask me for help..

lilia47
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okay I got 31/8, I don't think that is the correct answer...

godorovg
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just check for me that the problem is written right.

lilia47
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the correct answer was 31/64 lol, thanks anyway. =)

godorovg
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good job