Algebra

I was given this problem to solve and no matter what order I multiply the variables I don't get the right answer.

27xy, when x=12.7 and y=100.4
the answer is 34,427.16

I cannot figure out the way to achieve this answer.

I find problems with variable fairly easy, but this one with double variables is very confusing. There is not example in the text to help with this.

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asked by Aria
  1. 27 * 12.7 * 100.4 = 34,427.16

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Multiply the three numbers. The answer is correct.

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    posted by bobpursley
  3. Thank you. I didn't think of multiplying from left to right.

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  4. Determine the nature of the solutions of the equations. 2t²-6t=0

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