## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Consider BODMAS - Bracket, Order, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction. Addition comes before subtraction so for the expression $34.5+12.9-50$, the first two numbers will be added together then the sum would be subtracted by 50. $(34.5+12.9)-50$ $(47.4)-50$ $=-2.6$ The answer is negative