Almost... but not quite...

You correctly solved this problem:

(36 - 2)(3 + 5) + 6

However, the original problem did not have parentheses around the 'thirty-six minus two'. To get the CORRECT answer, you must do the operations INSIDE the grouping first.

EXAMPLES:
18 - 2(1 + 3) + 6 =

18 - 2(4) + 6

18 - 8 + 6

10 + 6

16

6 - 4 + 5(8 + 2)

6 - 4 + 5(10)

6 - 4 + 50

10 + 50

60

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Please copy and solve this problem on your paper:

36 - 2(3 + 5) + 6 =

Click on your answer:
8 14 26 41 278 476
any other answer



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