Posted by EN on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:53pm.
The question is simplify
-9=1(36divided by 2 x3-4)
I did -9+1(18x3-4)
Is this correct
I did this with a friend and we both got different answers. Maybe I di the wrong order of operation?
- 7th grade math - Reiny, Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:30pm
your question makes no sense.
You have an equation made up of -9 on the left and an arithmetic calculation on the right side
the calcuation on the right is correct as 50
so you end up with saying
-9 = 50 , which of course is nonsense.
- 7th grade math - EN, Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:03am
sorry it was -9+1(50)
THE = should have been a +
sorry I didn't catch that but that is how I got to 41, is that correct?
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