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#1 2006-10-28 06:02:40

no_brainneedhelp
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Bodmas

how do you know where to put brackets to make these problems true.


1a)  5-1²×4-2=62

b) 5-1²×4-2=-1


thanks.

#2 2006-10-28 06:27:05

Prakash Panneer
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Registered: 2006-06-01
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Re: Bodmas

First we have to do the powers.

So the answer would be

a) 5 - 1 x 4 - 2 = 62

Then we have to do the multiplication.

that is, 5-4-2 = 62.

Then we have to simplify as usual.

similaly the second.


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#3 2006-10-28 06:42:55

pi man
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Re: Bodmas

The first one should be:

The second is

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