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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+9-12+1+10-6=15 Denominator becomes 9: (16-9-8 )+12 = 3 15/3 = 5 Thanks from Wayfarer

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