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PEMDAS problem

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To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Sep 07, 2007 at 15:11:48
Subject: PEMDAS problem

I am teaching PEMDAS right now to my 7th graders. Our math department has a
debate over the follwing problem:

75 + 36(division sign)3times(5-3)squared

Is the correct answer 78 or 123?

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