How do you use order of operations: #17+4-28div4#?

1 Answer
May 20, 2018

Answer:

#14#

Explanation:

The most important starting point is to identify the number of different terms. Each term simplifies to a single answer which can be added or subtracted in the last step.

#" "color(green)(17)" "+" "color(blue)(4)" "-" "color(red)(28div4)" "#has #3# terms

#" "color(green)(17)" "+" "color(blue)(4)" "-" "color(red)(7)#

#=21-7#

#=14#