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Challenge Questions-Order of Operations

Pre-Algebra Level

Remember, follow this checklist.


Once you say yes to an item,
begin at the top of the list until you can say yes again.
Do one step at a time.
Carry down every item that you did not use up.
A number squished up right next to a [bracket] does mean multiply.

List:
[ ]
( )
exponents
× ÷
+ -

#25. 2[5(11 - 3)] – 16

#26. 5[4 + (12 – 4) ÷ 2]

#27. 9[(22 – 17) + 5(1 + 2)]

#28. 10[9(2 + 4) – 6 ∙ 2]

(In case you’d like to know: press Alt 0215 for ×, and press Alt 0247 for ÷, and press Alt 8729 for ∙ which
is called the dot operator or the bullet operator and means multiply.)