How do you arrive at the answer for: 9 - (3x2) +8? Is it 11 or 5?
I am confused about what ORDER is used to determine the answer. I thought it was: do what is in parentheses, then either add/subtract from left to right. My granddaughter states after arriving at the "6", you add it to the 8, then subtract 9 from the total and get 5. I don't see where this is going strictly from left to right. Help!