## kris2685 Group Title simplify 17 . 24 divide (17 . 24) so from what i understand you start with the 17 . 24.. tay sart left to right ? one year ago one year ago

1. kris2685 Group Title

you start*

2. znimon Group Title

What is that period supposed to be?

3. kris2685 Group Title

multiply

4. surdawi Group Title

x/x=1

5. ajit.shirsat Group Title

=1

6. znimon Group Title

so the problem looks like this: $17 \times 24/(17 \times 24)$

7. znimon Group Title

?

8. znimon Group Title

Does the problem you are having a question about look like the one I just posted?

9. ajit.shirsat Group Title

yes...

10. znimon Group Title

Well it's a good habit to use order of operations when solving. In this case parenthesis then multiplication/division, but since the problem is in the form x/x and x does not equal zero the the answer is 1.

11. ajit.shirsat Group Title

then it's r8..ok ?