Posted by **yoda** on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 2:12pm.

3. If q = 2, evaluate (34 + 18q) — (5 + q).

60

63

68

77

i think it is b is that right?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 2:16pm
(34-36) - (5+2)

= -2 - 7

= -9

None of the above.

Check your typing, strange looking subtraction sign.

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**chris**, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 2:20pm
i used a calculator and the answer is b.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 2:27pm
You are right, the correct answer is 63, I don't know why I read that as a negative, I guess I concentrated too much on that crazy subtraction sign — .

sorry about that.

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**yoda**, Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 2:30pm
its ok

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