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March 7th, 2015, 07:38 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2015 From: Riyadh Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Operation Order Problem
Hi everybody! So I was going through this problem many times and my final answer was 5, but I don't know why the book insist that the right answer is 3! Here goes the problem: It'll be good if you may have a detailed solution Thanks. 
March 7th, 2015, 08:19 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Europa Posts: 584 Thanks: 177 
Numerator becomes 13+912+1+106=15 Denominator becomes 9: (1698 )+12 = 3 15/3 = 5 

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