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Word Stuff

Fix my Mistake

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Potent Potables

100

Give the correct order of operations.

Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication OR Division, Addition OR Subtraction

100

9 - 3 x 2=12

Correct answer is 3. Do x then -, not - then x.

100

3 + 4 x 5

23

100

14 - 2 x 7

0

100

How many students are in 5th grade at our school?

42

200

Why is it important to know PEMDAS as a mathematician?

So everyone can solve every problem the same (correct) way.

200

5 ^{2 }+ 1=11

5 ^{2 }= 25, not 10. Correct Answer is 26.

200

7 + (2 x 4) - 1

14

200

49 ÷ (3+4) + 5^{2}

32

200

How many teachers are there teaching grades K-5 at our school?

15

300

What is the saying we use to remember the correct Order of Operations?

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally.

300

3^{2 } - 6 = 0

3 ^{2 } = 9, not 6. Correct answer is 3

300

56 ÷ (4+4) + 3^{2}

16

300

5 + 14 ÷ 2 × 5

40

300

What is your teacher's dog's name? (there are 2 possible answers...)

Kaiser or Louise

400

Tell what 5 ^{3} really means.

It means 5 x 5 x 5

400

4 + 5 + 7 - 3 x 2 = 26

You need to follow PEMDAS and do x first. Correct answer is 10.

400

20 – (5+3) x 2 + 4

8

400

(4-1)^{2} + (5+ 1)^{2}

45

400

What is 17.5 x 6?

105

500

The problem was 20 - 5 x 2 + 3. My answer was 33. What did I do wrong?

I went from left to right without using the correct order of operations.

500

10 ^{3 } = 30

10 ^{3 } = 10 x 10 x10, which is 1000, not 30.

500

(5 x 4) – 6 ÷ 2 + 9

26

500

1^{2} + 2^{2} x 3^{2} - 4^{2}

21

500

What is the capital of Germany?

Berlin

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