Almost... but not quite... You correctly solved this problem: 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:
Please copy and solve this problem on your paper: 36 - 2(3 + 5) + 6 =
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