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Posted by **Nicci** on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 10:23pm.

3 x 34 / 9 - 2 (10 - 6) - 4 / 2

A -13

B 5

C 6

D -14

But I'm getting -3. Here's how I work through the equation using PEMDAS as a guide to order:

3 x 45 / 9 - 2 (10-6) - 4 / 2

= 3 x 45 / 9 - 2 (4) - 4 / 2

= 135 / 9 - 2 (4) - 4 / 2

= 15 - 2(4) - 4 / 2

= 15 - 16 - 4 / 2

= 15 - 16 - 2

= -3

please can someone tell me where I'm going wrong?

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**Jai**, Friday, September 2, 2011 at 10:58pmon the fourth line of your solution,

2(4) = 8, not 16.

thus,

= 15 - 8 - 4/2

= 15 - 8 - 2

= 5

hope this helps~ :)

- Math -
**Mgraph**, Friday, September 2, 2011 at 10:59pm2(4)=8

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**Nicci**, Friday, September 2, 2011 at 11:10pmwow what an idiot - I can't believe I missed that over and over! Thanks so much.

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