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lilia47

  • 3 years ago

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

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  1. godorovg
    • 3 years ago
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    orders of operations do you know what they are?

  2. lilia47
    • 3 years ago
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    is it the parentheses first then exponents, multiply, divide, subtract? I'm not sure???=(

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

  4. lilia47
    • 3 years ago
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    I'm just taking a wild guess first multiply 9*-5/8

  5. godorovg
    • 3 years ago
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    yes are you right, although which gets done first?

  6. lilia47
    • 3 years ago
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    let me work on it and see if I can get the correct answer.

  7. godorovg
    • 3 years ago
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    okay if you get stuck ask me for help..

  8. lilia47
    • 3 years ago
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    okay I got -31/8, I don't think that is the correct answer...

  9. godorovg
    • 3 years ago
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    just check for me that the problem is written right.

  10. lilia47
    • 3 years ago
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    the correct answer was -31/64 lol, thanks anyway. =)

  11. godorovg
    • 3 years ago
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    good job

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