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100

Give the correct order of operations.

Grouping, Exponents, Multiplication or Division, Addition OR Subtraction / 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

What is the 4th planet in the solar system?

Mars

200

Why is it important to know GEMS or 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

49 ÷ (3+4) + 5^{2}

32

200

Who is the first Black women to travel into space?

Dr. Mae Jemison

300

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

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

Finish the line "I am the __________ of POSSIBLE!!!"

square root

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 + 6 1/2?

24

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

Who was the Black female NASA employee that used math to track the route for the first spaceflight ever?

Katherine Johnson

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