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3-27.

Calculate the following values using the Order of Operations. Show your steps. Verify your answers with your calculator.  

  1. Circle the terms.  The negative 4 times negative two is circled. and the 6 times 2 minus 5 is circled.

    Simplify within the circled terms. 

    Circle the terms again. Then simplify and repeat.  Circle the 8 and the 6 times negative 3.

  1. For parts (b), (c), and (d) follow the strategy outlined in part (a).