Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 1 - Some Basic Concepts of Arithmetic and Algebra - 1.1 - Numerical and Algebraic Expressions - Concept Quiz 1.1: 9

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

Order of operations states that, unless the addition is in grouping symbols like parenthesis, multiplication should be performed before addition. Therefore, it is correct to multiply $8\cdot3$ before adding.
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