Multiplication Before AdditionDate: 5/31/96 at 22:42:1 From: Anonymous Subject: Question 1000 X 20000 + 34 - 4023 = ? Date: 6/20/96 at 9:2:52 From: Doctor Patrick Subject: Re: Question Because of the Order of Operations we have to do multiplication before addition: 1000 * 20000 = 20000000 Then with only addition and subtraction left, we can work from left to right: 20000000 + 34 = 20000034 20000034 - 4023 = 19996011 -Doctor Patrick, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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