How do you use symbols to make the statement 12_3_7_5 = 8 true?

1 Answer
Feb 18, 2016

Answer:

#( 12 / 3 ) xx ( 7 - 5 )#

Explanation:

The division of 12 and 3 provides an answer of 4
The subtraction of 7 and 5 provides an answer of 2
Both of these steps are isolated in parenthesis.
Then 4 and 2 can be combined by multiplication to get the final desired answer 8.