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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Order of Operations
Level: Grade 5
Score: 1
Author: jwalden
Last Modified: a month ago

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Grade 5 Order of Operations

Your teacher gave the class the following problem to solve: [math]5+2xx5-3[/math]

Your friend, Jade, solved the problem this way:
[math]5+2xx5-3[/math]
[math]7xx5-3[/math]
[math]35-3[/math]
[math]32[/math]

Check her work for her and explain to her how you know her answer is correct or incorrect.
  1. Jade, your answer is incorrect. You did not follow the order of operations and multiply first.
  2. Jade, your answer is correct. You correctly followed the order of operations from left to right.
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