Posted by shay on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 3:21pm.
What is
16 + 8 x 2 (49)= ?
I did it and got 72. I want to know if I'm right. I'm so confused with operations. Would you subtract the numbers and add, then multiply?

math  Ms. Sue, Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 3:30pm
Remember PEMDAS
parentheses
exponents
multiply
divide
add
subtract
http://www.mathsisfun.com/operationorderpemdas.html
16 + 8 x 2 (49)=
Parentheses: (4  9) = 5
16 + 8 x 2 (5)=
Exponents: none
Multiply: 8 * 2 = 16
16 + 16 (5)=
Divide: none
Add/Subtract
16 + 16 + 5 = 5 
math  shay, Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 7:07pm
Thank you