Hmmm . . . .
Please look at your scratch paper:
Do you have parentheses around 'three plus five'?
Is the 'plus six' OUTSIDE the parentheses?
Remember to start with the grouping then start again at the left and check for:
If more than one operation exists on the same level, work from LEFT-TO-RIGHT
Please copy and solve this problem carefully:
42 - 3(2 + 4) + 5 =
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