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anonymous

  • one year ago

Can someone help me understand PEMDAS combined with Distributive property? My teacher keeps saying Im making the same mistake: Combining what cant be combined. Help?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you know what pemdas means?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Parenthases, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. AKA Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Mary

  3. Hero
    • one year ago
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    Show An example of your mistake

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok. 2g-6-8g=9-g+5 my answer: 2g-6-8g=9-g+5 10g - -6=9g+5 -10 -10 g-6=1+5 -6g = 6 6 6 =1 I dont get what im doing wrong?

  5. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    u did the g's wrong

  6. jackthegreatest
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    2g-8g is not 10g

  7. jackthegreatest
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    and 9-g is not 9g

  8. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    2g-6-8g=9-g+5 -6g-6 =-g+14 -20=5g g=-4

  9. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    @magikgirl18 i hope this helps : )

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh.....I added instead of subtracting, and screwed up my gs! Ok, thank you!

  11. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    welcome! no worries! just remember ur mistakes so u dont mess up on tests :)

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok!

  13. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    : )

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