# algebra

simplify, and please show me how you did it. I am stumped.
24 divide 1/2 + 5/8 * 6/7
thank you.

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asked by sue
1. You have to tell us where the parentheses go.

That could be either
{[24/(1/2)] + 5/8]} * (6/7), or
[24/(1/2)] + [(5/8)*(6/7)], or
24/[(1/2) + 5/8] * (6/7)

The answers are not the same

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