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Answer: 8 4(5 - 3) = 4(2) = 8 3. Simplify (1 + 4)(2 + 3). answer: 25 (1 + 4)(2+ 3) = (5)(5) = 25 4. Simplify (9 - 7)(8 - 4). answer: 8 (9 - 7)(8 - 4) = (2)(4) = 8 Brackets and braces are used less often than parentheses. In the order of operations, parentheses should be used first, then brackets, and then braces: { [ ( ) ] }. Larger parentheses sometimes are used in place of brackets and braces. 5. Simplify [(5 - 3) × 7]. qxd 5/20/03 9:16 AM Page 32 32 6. CliffsStudySolver Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Simplify 3{4 + [2(1 + 3) + 5]}.

Answer: 2638 (2 × 103) + (6 × 102) + (3 × 101) + (8 × 100) = (2 × 1000) + (6 × 100) + (3 × 10) + (8 × 1) = 2000 + 600 + 30 + 8 Work Problems Use these problems to give yourself additional practice. 1. Write 857 in expanded notation. 2. Write 3007 in expanded notation. 3. Write (8 × 10) + (3 × 102) + (1 × 101) + (9 × 100) in simplest form. Worked Solutions 1. (8 × 102) + (5 × 101) + (7 × 100) 857 = 800 + 50 + 7 = (8 × 100) + (5 × 10) + (7 × 1) = (8 × 102) + (5 × 101) + (7 × 100) 2. (3 × 103) + (0 × 102) + (0 × 101) + (7 × 100) 3007 = 3000 + 7 = (3 × 1000) + (0 × 100) + (0 × 10) + (7 × 1) = (3 × 103) + (0 × 102) + (0 × 101) + (7 × 100) 3.

Answer: 2 2{10 - [3(1 + 4) - 6]} = 2{10 - [3(5) - 6]} = 2{10 - [15 - 6]} = 2{10 - [9]} = 2{1} =2 Order of Operations The order of operations is important if multiplication, division, exponents, addition, subtraction, parentheses, and so on, are all in the same problem. The order in which these operations should be carried out is as follows 1. Parentheses 2. Exponents 3. Multiplication and division, from left to right 4. Addition and subtraction, from left to right Example Problems These problems show the answers and solutions.