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    Annoying Problem

    Can anybody solve this please?????

    5+8+7x0-
    12-9+4+11-
    (3+5)= ?
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    Have you herd of BODMAS?

    Order of Operations - BODMAS
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    5+8+7*0-12-9+4+11-(3+5)
    13+0-3+15-3-5
    13-3+7
    10+7
    17=x
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    Quote Originally Posted by countrygirl View Post
    5+8+7*0-12-9+4+11-(3+5)
    13+0-3+15-3-5
    13-3+7
    10+7
    17=x
    I don't agree

     5+8+7\times 0-12-9+4+11-(3+5)

     =5+8+7\times 0-12-9+4+11-8

     =5+8+0-12-9+4+11-8

    Now we can work left to right.

     =13-12-9+4+11-8

     =1-9+4+11-8

     =-8+4+11-8

     =-4+11-8

     =7-8

     =-1
    Last edited by pickslides; September 2nd 2009 at 09:11 PM. Reason: sp*
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    Quote Originally Posted by countrygirl View Post
    5+8+7*0-12-9+4+11-(3+5)
    13+0-3+15-3-5
    13 + 0 - 21 + 15 - 3 - 5 = -1

    -12-9 = -21, not -3
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