Evaluate 3 − 24 ÷ 8 + 4^2

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Evaluate 3 − 24 ÷ 8 + 4^2

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i'll help u

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Thank you so much

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so that is the question^

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Look at order of operations. What do you need to do first?

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Yes
The answer choices are
0
2
16
24

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I tried and i still was getting the wrong answer

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oh.... do u remember wat it means

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PEMDAS:
Parantheses
Exponents
Multiply
Divide
Add
Subtract

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perenthacy, exponent, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction

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- mathstudent55

Everyone memorizes what the letters in PEMDAS mean, but no one knows how to use it correctly.

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p: please( perentheses)
E: excuse- exponents
M: my - multiplication and/or division whichever one comes first
D: Dear- Division/ multiplication whichver comes first
A: Aunt ( addition and/or subtraction whichever comes first
S: Sally ( subtraction and/or addition whichever comes first

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I know all that, im in 9th grade

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yes we all know that

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I just cant get the answer

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oh my and u r in 9th grade

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PEMDAS
Do you see any parentheses?

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nope

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no

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the expression is this: 3 − 24 ÷ 8 + 4^2

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Exponents: do you see any?

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the 4^2

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Ok. What is 4^2?

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16

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ok....that makes a lot of sense

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and 4 ^ 2 is wat?!?>!???!?!?!?!??!!

- mathstudent55

BTW, learn how to do one step at a time, and copy everything else untouched.
This way, you don't lose any part of the problem.

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Great. The exponent is done.
P - none
E - done
MD - we're here now
AS - soon
Do you see multiplications or divisions?

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that's easy 2 solve now so.....

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yes

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and 24 / 8 is 3 so...

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and 24 / 8 is 3 so...

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okay 24/8 is three

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so rewrite it again please with it solved

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but what do i do after i get three

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here :
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one step at a time
let's do the 3

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try 2 solve that ...0 +16 which is 16...so...

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19

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which is 16 so the answer is 16.,.................

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wait wat

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i meant 16

- mathstudent55

P - none
E - done
MD - done
AS - now
Now do additions and subtractions in order they appear from left to right.

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which is 16...not 19 don't u think not trying to you know be mean or anything

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I meant 16 jc

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oh u little genious

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so u got this !

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did u get it

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like did u get the right answer

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Thank you @mathstudent55

- mathstudent55

You're welcome.

- mathstudent55

The important thing is follow the order of operations correctly, and do it one step at a time, not forgetting any operations.

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