hali12
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hali12
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campbell_st
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ok... you need to do the brackets 1st
9 + 3 = ?
can you do that

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Operations in parentheses are done first. Then, when a number appears next to parentheses, the implied operation is multiplication.

hali12
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already did that teacher said it was wrong

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well what did you get for 9 + 3..?

hali12
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528

hali12
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9+3=12

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ok so you have
after doing the brackets you work left to right
\[48 \div 2\times12 = \]

hali12
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24 x 12 = 288

hali12
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still says it wrong

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well the only option left is an answer of 2...
48/24 = 2
if thats the case you teacher has written the question incorrectly...

hali12
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ohhhhhhhhh ok

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to get an answer of 2 you need \[48 \div(2(9 + 3)\]