Posted by Anonymous on .
Please help
1. 3 x (8 + 5) + 2
2. 9 x (8 / 4 x 5)
By the way / means dividing

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Ms. Sue,
Follow the order of operations  PEMDAS
http://www.mathsisfun.com/operationorderpemdas.html
3 x (8 + 5) + 2
(3 * 13) + 2 = 41
Now you try the second problem. 
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Anonymous,
is the answer to number 2 40.5?

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Ms. Sue,
9 x (8 / 4 x 5)
9 * (2 * 5) = 9 * 10 = 90
Or it could be
9 * (8/20) = 72/20 = 3 12/20 = 3 3/5