24/3x(5-9)

2. Originally Posted by breanna007
24/3x(5-9)
First in paranthesis,
$24/3 \times 4$
Now since you have multiple/divide go left to right,
$8\times 4$
$32$

3. Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker
First in paranthesis,
$24/3 \times 4$
Now since you have multiple/divide go left to right,
$8\times 4$
$32$
Ahm. I think TPH meant -32.
5 - 9 is -4, not 4, hence you got the negative what he said you get.

4. Originally Posted by ThePerfectHacker
First in paranthesis,
$24/3 \times 4$
Now since you have multiple/divide go left to right,
$8\times 4$
$32$
Slight error:
$\frac{24}{3} \times (5 - 9) = 8 \times (-4) = -32$

-Dan