Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 7:48pm.

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**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 7:56pm
Follow the order of operations -- PEMDAS

http://www.mathsisfun.com/operation-order-pemdas.html

3 x (8 + 5) + 2

(3 * 13) + 2 = 41

Now you try the second problem.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:04pm
is the answer to number 2 40.5?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:10pm
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

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