Posted by **Canyon** on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 12:03am.

-7/8 + 5 1/2 x 11/15

In order of operations do I do 5 1/2 x 11/15 and then add the -7/8?

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**drwls**, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 8:53am
Since no parentheses are (but should be) shown, I would perform operations from left to right.

(-7/8 + 5 1/2) x (11/15) = 3.3917

This will not give the same answer as

-7/8 + (5 1/2 x 11/15)= -3.529

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