So what is the answer to 48÷2(9+3)?
2 or 288 depends since multiplication and division are the same in PEMDAS
(P)arenthesis (E)xponents (M)ultiplication and Division (from left to right) (A)ddition and Subtraction (from left to right) First you evaluate whats in the parenthesis 48÷2(9+3) = 48÷2(12) Now you do multiplication and division from left to right. In this case, the division comes first since it is more to the left. 48÷2(12) = 24(12) Now you multiply 24(12) = 288
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