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 Question from Carri: What is the answer (( 5 × 12) / 3 ) + 30 - 50

Hi Carri,

You first need to perform the operations inside the parentheses. When I look at $((5 \times 12)/3 ) + 30-50$ the first pair of parentheses I see are the ones around $(5 \times 12)/3$. Hence I first need to evaluate$(5 \times 12) /3.$ Again there are parentheses and inside is $5 \times 12.$ Thus you should first evaluate $5 \times 12$ and then divide the result by 3. Final add 30 to this and then subtract 50 from the result.

What did you get?

Penny

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