Order Of Operations

When to do what

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Question Number 1
SAT PROBLEM
#1 in a 25 problem section

(3+4)2=

  • (2*3)  +(2*4)
  • 32+42
  • 52
  • 72
  • 32*42
( Saturday/5.2002 #1) p. 675*
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Question Number 2
SAT PROBLEM
#4 in a 10 problem section

If x = -2 and y = -3, what is the value of x 2(x-y)?

  • -20
  • -4
  • 4
  • 8
  • 20
( Saturday/5.2002 #1) p. 675*
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Question Number 3
REGENTS PROBLEM
#3 in a 25 problem section

If the expression is evaluated, what would be done last ?

(1) subtracting  (3) adding

(2) squaring   (4) dividing

(A)
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Question Number 4
REGENTS PROBLEM
The expression 15 – 3[2 + 6(–3)] simplifies to

(1) –45   (3) 63

(2) –33   (4) 192

(A)

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