How do you insert parentheses to make #35+4^2-6-3=48# true?

1 Answer
Jul 6, 2018

Answer:

#5+4^2-(6-3)=48#

Explanation:

As far as I'm concerned, there's no systematic approach to this, you kinda just have to play around with the parenthesis and see what you get.

I tried this and noticed if we have the expression

#35+4^2-(6-3)#

This will be equal to #48# because we can simplify the parenthesis and #4^2# to now have

#35+16-3#

This is the same thing as #51-3#, or #48#, which is what we have on the other side of the equal sign.

Therefore, our equation should look like this:

#5+4^2-(6-3)=48#

Hope this helps!