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Posted by **greg** on Monday, September 5, 2011 at 11:31pm.

- algebra -
**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 7:32amFirst remember that the priorities of operations are:

1. exponentiation

2. multiplication & division

3. addition and subtraction

and parentheses are before all of the above, from inside out.

So

2×3^3+4

would mean

(2×(3^3))+4

For the given problem, these are these possibilities:

(2×3)^3+4

2×(3^3)+4

2×3^(3+4)

(2×3)^(3+4)

Check out each of them. If you don't find one that fits the bill, you probably have not followed the priority of operations. In that case, post again.

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