Friday

March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

Posted by **Reiny** on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 11:16pm.

rather silly question, and some of it makes no sense

eg look at the first part

......-2(4-5)

does this end up -2(-1)(2) ? or did you forget an operator before the last 2?

there is a similar discrepancy near the end of the mess.

3(2+3-2(4-5)2-1)-3(2+4(4-2)-8+3(2-5)+1-2)1-3)+4-5

- Algebra -
**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 12:52pmFirst, get rid of the parentheses within the parentheses by combining those terms. I will assume a plus sign in front of the third 2 and the last 1.

3(2+3-2(4-5)2-1)-3(2+4(4-2)-8+3(2-5)+1-2)1-3)+4-5

3(2+3+1+2-1)-3(2+8-8-9+1-2+1-3)+4-5

Next combine terms within the parentheses, multiply and then add the products.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Statistics - You have these 10 observations of some event X: 1.03 1.022 1.022 1....

?? - 2a-3 x a+2 --------------- 4a-6 <-ok why does 4a plus 2a^2-3a <3b = ...

egg protection - how can i protect an from a 6m fall and make it go 3m please ...

math - The lengths in inches (x and y) of two fish are related by the equation ...

US History - 25. The views of President Hoover and President Roosevelt on the ...

algbra - heyya Your equation makes no sense. Your equation makes no sense. 4x = ...

Child Develpoment-- Question - Can you help with this question? As a caregiver ...

math - 2)How many arrangements of the integers 1,2,3,...,n are there such that ...

English - I forgot to include the following sentences. I hope youcan have a look...

Algebra (please help) - Determine whether the following statement makes sense or...