Posted by **Jasmine20** on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at 9:25pm.

can someone correct this for me.

Directions: Insert grouping symbols in the proper place so that the given value of the expression is obtained.

5-3* 2 + 8 * 5 -2 ; 28

My answer: 5-3*2+8* (5-2)

(5-3)*2 + 8*(5-2)

= 2*2 + 8*3

= 4 + 24

= 28

Thank you that makes more sense

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