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Hi, I am just curious whether Bedmas would be used in the following question as it is not in the typical Bedmas format. Multiply 12 x 24 Add 26 Divide by 2 Subtract 7 Would we go about doing it in the sequence it is given or in Bedmas ? I would appreciate your help in solving this problem. Thanking you, Gina 

Hi Gina, I don't think that bedmas comes into play here. Bedmas applies when you have an expression using mathematical notation. This problem has a multiplication followed by some further instructions in English. In this case I would follow the instructions in the order given.
If the problem were written
I would use bedmas and get
Penny 

