prealgebra
posted by teeaira on .
describe and correct the error in multiplying 5 and 12, then divide by 4. X 5(12) 60
______ = _____ =15
4 4

Online, “*” is used to indicate multiplication to avoid confusion with “x” as an unknown.
(5*12)/4 = 60/4 = 15
A minus times/divided by a minus is a plus. A minus times/divided by a plus is a minus.