ShadowCain
  • ShadowCain
Evaluate -3+y/5 when y = –2.5. I'm coming up with -1.1
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  • chestercat
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anonymous
  • anonymous
OK so that answer is incorrect. Try using order of operations.
Apricot
  • Apricot
Like what Brill said, do order of operations. Divide -2.5 by 5 first, then add it by -3.
anonymous
  • anonymous
What is -3-(1/2) ?

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ShadowCain
  • ShadowCain
-3 + -2.5 = -5.5 -5.5 / 5 = -1.1
Apricot
  • Apricot
first, what's 2.5 divided by 5?
Apricot
  • Apricot
-2.5* sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
No it's -2.5/5 THEN subtract it from 3
anonymous
  • anonymous
Because of PEMDAS
Apricot
  • Apricot
^ yes
ShadowCain
  • ShadowCain
-3 + -2.5 ----------- 5
ShadowCain
  • ShadowCain
I thought if it was a fraction you work the numerator then divide by the denominator
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhhh If it's like that then you are absolutely right
anonymous
  • anonymous
I thought it said -3+-2.5/5
ShadowCain
  • ShadowCain
So, I was right -1.1
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes
ShadowCain
  • ShadowCain
thanks
anonymous
  • anonymous
Refer to the attachment. This site's Sigma Equation facility does not always faithfully translate by math expressions.
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