Posted by **yoda** on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 5:32pm.

explain how to solve 8^2 + 9 (12/3x2)-7?

plzzzzzzzzzz help me!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 5:40pm
8^2 + 9 (12/3x2)-7

64 + 2 - 7 = 59

Or -- depending upon how (12/3x2) is interpreted -- it could be:

64 + 6 - 7 = 63

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**yoda**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 5:43pm
i think it is 12 divided by 3 times 2

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**Reiny**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 5:56pm
In computer typing * is used for multiplication and / is used for division, so your question is

8^2 + 9(12/3*2) - 7

= 64 + 9(8) -7

= 64 + 72 - 7

= 129

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 5:57pm
Oops! I forgot a step.

Thanks, Reiny!

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**Reiny**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 5:59pm
Welcome

:)

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