# Math 115 25

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Perform the indicated operation

17-19 ÷ (5)(5) -30

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Show parentheses

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what do u mean
this is what i come up with:
-2 ÷ -5 = .4

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It could also be
(-2/25) -30 = - 32 2/5
or
17 - (19/25) -30 = -13 19/25
or a lot of other answers.

What you calculated was
(17-19)÷ [(5)(5) -30]= -0.4

If you don't understand the importance of when and how to use parentheses, you are going to have a lot of difficulty with algebra

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the way the problem was originally written is the way it is presented to me.
The only parentheses are the ones in the denominator around the 5's

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