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Question from jen, a parent:

multiply 46x23
add 342
divide by 70
subtract 5
I not sure what the answer is..i need to know the answer..thanks..

Hi Jen,

For problems presented this way, with the steps given one at a time, you should just follow the steps as given.

$46 \times 23 =,$ use a calculator to find the result.

Add $324$ to your answer in the line above.

Divide the result by 70. You should get an integer.

Subtract 5 to obtain the final answer.


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