Addition and Subtraction are inverse operations (opposites of each other) and, therefore, actually are the same level.

Complete all Multiplication and Division; if more than one operation remains, begin with the pair of numerals on the left. Write the answer directly below the operation sign and bring everything else down. Continue working with the first pair, line by line, until you finish the problem.

If the operations are ALL addition & subtraction:

Work from left-to-right.
6 - 2 + 8 - 3 + 1 =
4 + 8 - 3 + 1
12 - 3 + 1
9 + 1
10



LOOK for Multiplication or Division:
THEN Add or Subtract:   (left-to-right)
20 - 3 * 2 + 4 =
20 - 6 + 4 =
14 + 4 =
18

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Please copy and solve this problem on your paper:

40 - 6 * 3 + 2 =

Click on your answer:
4 20 24 110 216
any other answer



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