Your arithmetic was correct for:

(4 + 5) * 2

However, this was not the problem you were asked to solve. The original problem did not have parentheses around the addition. The problem was:

4 + 5 * 2

To solve this you must do the multiplication first and then the addition:

4 + 5 * 2

4 + 10

14

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Do only the MULTIPLICATION problem:

13 - 4 = 18 / 2 = 6 * 2 = 5 + 4 =
Click on your answer:
9 12
any other answer



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