# Order of Operations Question

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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.

- Jade, your answer is incorrect. You did not follow the order of operations and multiply first.
- Jade, your answer is correct. You correctly followed the order of operations from left to right.