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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Order of Operations
Level: Grade 5
Standards: 5.OA.A.1
Author: LBeth
Last Modified: 18 days ago

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Grade 5 Order of Operations CCSS: 5.OA.A.1

Dawn is evaluating the numerical expression.
[math]3xx{[(9-3)xx2]+[(7+1)-:4]}[/math]

Her first step is shown.
[math]3xx{[9-6]+[(7+1)-:4]}[/math]

Is Dawn's first step of her work correct?
  1. Yes. Dawn's first step is correct, she should first find 3 x 2.
  2. No. Dawn found 3 x 2 first when she should have first found 3 x 9.
  3. No. Dawn found 3 x 2 first when she should have first found 9 - 3.
  4. No. Dawn found 3 x 2 first when she should have have first found 2 + 7.
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