algebra
posted by nick .
what number is the simplified expression equal to, 13  7 + (2 x 5  1) divided by 3 + 7.
can someone help me with this???

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never mind i think i figured it out.I got the answer 17.and right now, i think it is correct so adios!!!!

I get 16 , not 17

I get 12, not 17.
you have to do the order of operations first, everything in parethesis first and multiplication/division must be done before addition/subtraction.
(2x51)=9
137+9=15
15/3 + 7=
5+7=12
12
Hope this is right and I hope it helped. 
13  7 + (2 x 5  1)/3 + 7
= 6 + (9)/3 + 7
= 6 + 3 + 7
= 16
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