Luciano Webster

2022-07-27

If the problem is $5×2+3-8=17$ , where would i place the parenthesis?

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suponeriq

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$5×2+3-8=17$
$5×\left(2+3\right)-8=17$
$25-8=17$

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PoentWeptgj

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Step 1
Place the parentheses around the 2 and 3
$5×\left(2+3\right)-8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=5×5-8\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=25-8=17$

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