## crazyforTWD one year ago Use order of operations to find a solution to the expression below. The solution to the expression is .

1. crazyforTWD
2. jennytranfranco

Order of Operations. Acronym is PEMDAS

3. jennytranfranco

Solve what's in the Parentheses first

4. RiOT

5 + (6 x [18/3 x 2] + 4) - 7 18/3 = 6 6 * 2 = 12 5 + (6 x 12 + 4} - 7 6 * 12 = 72 72 + 4 = 76 5 + 76 - 7 76 + 5 = 81 81 - 7 = 74 I believe that's correct

5. crazyforTWD

6. RiOT

WAIT WAIT WAIT omg sorry I did division before multiplication and may have messed it all up

7. jennytranfranco

8. RiOT

5 + (6 x [18/3 x 2] + 4) - 7 3*2 = 6 18/6 = 3 6 * 3 = 18 18 + 4 = 22 22 + 5 = 27 27 - 7 = 20 dang it sorry this should be right. i messed up

9. jennytranfranco

10. RiOT

11. jennytranfranco

LOL at least you resolved it

12. RiOT

lol true, though he's not responding. he may have submitted it and is now rolling on the floor in tears because i failed him

13. jennytranfranco

Hahahahahaha I can't

14. RiOT

their future down the drain all because i didn't freakin pay attention to PEMDAS