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where do I add the brackets for this question to equal 24. 10+2x3to the power of 2 - 2

 Sep 12, 2019

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10 + 2 × (3 ^ 2 - 2)

 

=    10 + 2 × (9 - 2)

 

=    10 + 2 × 7

 

=    10 + 14

 

=    24

 Sep 12, 2019
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plz im stumped sombody answer this

 Sep 12, 2019
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One way of explaining the order is to use brackets. This always works. To say that the 3 x 4 is done before the adding, we would use brackets like this:
2 + (3 x 4)
 

 Sep 12, 2019
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10 + 2 × (3 ^ 2 - 2)

 

=    10 + 2 × (9 - 2)

 

=    10 + 2 × 7

 

=    10 + 14

 

=    24

hectictar Sep 12, 2019

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