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5 − 2 · 3 · 3

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


See the hint in part (a).



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.


See parts (a) and (b).

See the hint in part (a).


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

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

The answers are different because part (b) is (−2)(−2) and part (d) is −2 · 2.