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anonymous

  • one year ago

Simplify: 4 x 3^2 - 5 + 2 x 3 - 11

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  1. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    any ideas?

  2. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    have you studied the order of operations?

  3. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    4*3^2 - 5 + 2*3 - 11

  4. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    1. first simplify 3^2

  5. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    3^2 = 3*3

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    9

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    PEMDAS kinda confuses me

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do i multiply first?

  9. skullpatrol
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    replace 3^2 with 9

  10. anonymous
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    ok

  11. skullpatrol
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    4*3^2 - 5 + 2*3 - 11 4*9 - 5 + 2*3 - 11

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is it 36-5+6-11 now?

  13. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Do all the additions and subtractions in order from left to right.

  14. anonymous
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    I got 36

  15. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    How?

  16. anonymous
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    36-5+6-11

  17. skullpatrol
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    36 - 5 = ?

  18. anonymous
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    31

  19. skullpatrol
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    replace 36 - 5 with 31

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh wait, never mind. I subtracted 1 not 11.

  21. anonymous
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    its 26

  22. anonymous
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    thanks

  23. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    thanks for asking :-)

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