104 Answered Questions for the topic Order Of Operations

Order Of Operations Math

01/22/22

#### Math Problem With Weird symbols I can’t solve! HELP!!!!

Here is the problem and the * and : symbols are confusing. I thought you would multiply first and get 2 times 2 is 4 then 4 minus 4 is zero? Many thanks!4-2*2=:

09/29/21

#### Simplify 8/2(2+2)

I am engaged in an argument with an educated individual who claims that under no circumstances may you assume that 8/4x = 2x due to the fact that 2x = x2 and is “its own thing”. However, my...
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Order Of Operations

08/15/20

#### PEMDAS , order of operations confusion

So if you are solving an equation that requires you to use the order of operations... Do you multiply before divide because that’s how it’s listed in PEMDAS or do you do which ever come first in...
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Order Of Operations Algebra 1

08/21/19

#### What is five times as large as the sum of 6 and 2

Order Of Operations Algebra 1

08/21/19

#### What is five times as large as the sum of 6 and 2

Order Of Operations Algebra 1

08/21/19

#### Order of operations

How do you use the numbers 3,7,12,and 2 in this order to equal 60?

Order Of Operations Math

06/28/19

#### Order of Operation

Please shoe the order of operation to me and please explain why. 2 + 5 x 10 =

Order Of Operations

12/20/18

#### how does 3,7,12,2 equal to 29?

How does 3, 7, 12, 2 equal to 29? You would need to use an exponent.

11/30/18

#### Formula help needed!

Im trying to create a formula for excel. I have (((l*w)*(Excess thickness)/144) My problem is when the excess thickness becomes 1 or greater I get a number greater than the actual square footage...
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Order Of Operations

11/11/18

#### What is 7 more than five times the number 9 divided by 15?

Order Of Operations Math

10/18/18

#### PEMDAS adding parentheses to: 17-25-1+3x5=12

How do I add parentheses to this equation in order to make it equal? I am learning PEMDAS, but I dont understand how to do this problem. The equation is: 17-25-1+3*5=12

08/31/18

#### Chris paid $36 for 3 tank tops and 2 t-shirts. A t-shirt cost 3 times as much as a tank top. How much did Chris pay for the 2 t-shirts.

This is easy enough to figure out in my head working backwards (Tank top costs $4, t-shirt costs $12, therefore 2 T-shirts costs $24) but I am having a hard time creating the equation and order of...
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Order Of Operations

08/31/18

#### How many points do you have?

You are playing basketball with a friend. Your friend makes 5 field goals. You make four times as many field goals as your friend plus two field goals. How many points do you have? Explain the...
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Order Of Operations

06/04/18

#### A triangle has base 8 1/4 feet and height 6 1/2 feet. Find the area of the triangle as a mixed number.

Order of Operations
Area of a Triangle

Order Of Operations

06/04/18

#### A triangle has base 8 1/4 feet and height 6 1/2 feet. Find the area of the triangle as a mixed number.

A triangle has base 8 1/4 feet and height 6 1/2 feet. Find the area of the triangle as a mixed number.

Order Of Operations

06/04/18

Order Of Operations

05/03/18

#### Is 12/4+6 the same as 12 in the numerator and 4+2 as the denominator?

Long debate about order of operations last night. When i see 12/4+2 i instantly go to 12 with the horizontal line and in parentheses (4+2). Am i doing something wrong here?

Order Of Operations

04/19/18

#### Mrs. Ferrario's class needs 5 leaves each day to feed 2 caterpillars.How many leaves does she need each day for 12 caterpillars

I need an expression

Order Of Operations

04/17/18

#### Mike earns $10 an hour selling cars, plus an additional $80 for every car he sells. Write an expression to show how much money Mike makes.

I need help figuring out this problem

Order Of Operations

03/23/18

#### In the equation 4+5 x 2= ?

Do You first multiple 5x2 then add 4
or do you add 4+5 and multiply by 2 ?

Order Of Operations

01/08/18

#### 10÷2×18-5. Please correctly solve my problem!

This is PEMDAS the Order of Operations not just adding and subtracting.

11/13/17

#### What is included under ‘Parentheses’ in the Order of Operations?

I don’t mean the types of grouping symbols.
What I don’t understand is how far are parentheses the most important? I know that they go first, but is that only for actual problems inside...
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