Posted by Stephenie on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 9:40am.
5x3²+6(11+9)
if there isnt a +,,x,or division sign between the 6 and the braket does that meen i automatically put in a multiplication sign?
i remember my teacher telling me,, i just forget

Math  Writeacher, Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 9:45am
You don't need to put in the multiplication sign, but yes, you do multiply at that point, once you've solved what's in the parentheses.
Remember PEMDAS:
http://www.mathsisfun.com/operationorderpemdas.html