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

##### 1 Answer

Feb 4, 2016

#### Answer:

see below

#### Explanation:

12 ÷3

# xx(7 - 5 )# using order of operations: PEDMAS

- Parenthesis (7 - 5 ) = 2
- There are no exponents
- division/multiplication are of equal precedence.
hence

# 12÷ 3 xx 2 = 4 xx 2 = 8#