NatalieLove
What value will you get after completing the FIRST step of simplifying this expression? 150+24/3*4-2
got 32 i first divided then multiplied
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jim_thompson5910
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following PEMDAS, what's your first operation you do?
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keep in mind that multiplication and division are on the same level (ie they have the same precedent) and they are evaluated from left to right
the same is said about addition & subtraction
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what did you get
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3
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I think they just want you to do step 1 (and not all the steps) of this PEMDAS problem
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thats the first step is divide
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perfect
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24/3 = 8
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150+24/3*4-2
turns into
150+8*4-2
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never mind this one was an old problem i got it now im doing a similar one thats why i put 3
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but yes 8 was the correct one