Posted by **nick** on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:11am.

what number is the simplified expression equal to, 13 - 7 + (2 x 5 - 1) divided by 3 + 7.

can someone help me with this???

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**nick**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:17am
yoo hoo!!!!!!?????

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**nick**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:17am
anybody there????

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**nick**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:18am
i really need help with this!!

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**nick**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:18am
please

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**nick**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:20am
never mind i think i figured it out.I got the answer 17.and right now, i think it is correct so adios!!!!

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**Reiny**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:28am
I get 16 , not 17

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**Farrell**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:29am
I get 12, not 17.

you have to do the order of operations first, everything in parethesis first and multiplication/division must be done before addition/subtraction.

(2x5-1)=9

13-7+9=15

15/3 + 7=

5+7=12

12

Hope this is right and I hope it helped.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:35am
13 - 7 + (2 x 5 - 1)/3 + 7

= 6 + (9)/3 + 7

= 6 + 3 + 7

= 16

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