anonymous
  • anonymous
When evaluating the following expression, which should you do first? 17- 15 + 5
Pre-Algebra
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jamiebookeater
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anonymous
  • anonymous
you do subtraction first
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
PEMDAS Parenthesis Exponent Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction
anonymous
  • anonymous
PEMDAS

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anonymous
  • anonymous
well it gives me multiple choice so yea.. A. Add 17 and 5 B. Add 15 and 5 C. Subtract 15 from 17 D. Subtract 15 and 5
anonymous
  • anonymous
jhanny are you sure? remember subtraction and addition are interchangable
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
what order of operations are you doing when you have ( 15 + 5)?
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
according to pemdas, you'd have to add first @jairo330
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah but in pemdas, addition and subtraction intercgange and so do division and multiplication
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
really? I may have forgotten about that! Interesting.
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Jhannybean well thank you anyway! ;)
anonymous
  • anonymous
I really suck at math! :/
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
Then @jairo330 is correct :) you would have to subtract first, then add.
Jhannybean
  • Jhannybean
I've totally forgotten about PEMDAS it seems...
anonymous
  • anonymous
lol it happens to everyone at least once. but thank you!
anonymous
  • anonymous
nah idk i might be wrong lol go with jhannys answer
anonymous
  • anonymous
lol ok thank you both!
calculusxy
  • calculusxy
when you come up with both addition and subtraction in an equation, you have to go from left to right. this same method applies to multiplication and division.

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