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Use the order of operations to simplify the following expressions.

  1. Remember to follow the Order of Operations, or circle the terms.

  1. See the hint in part (a).

  1. This is one term when circling the terms.

    Order of Operations: When only multiplication and division are in one term, perform the operations from left to right.

  1. See parts (a) and (b).

  1. See the hint in part (a).

  1. See the hints in parts (a) and (c).

  1. Why are your answers for parts (b) and (d) different?

    Look at the difference between how parts (b) and (d) are written.

    The answers are different because part (b) is and part (d) is .