ORDER OF OPERATIONS: Problem 1

Rule 20:
Multiplication and division must be completed before addition and subtraction.

Problem 1: Calculate tex2html_wrap_inline11 .

Answer: The answer is 35.

Solution:
The problem contains multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. The multiplication and division must be performed first. Use the numbers on either side of the multiplication and division signs to calculate the result.

The problem tex2html_wrap_inline11 can be modified in a series of steps that are listed as follows:

tex2html_wrap_inline11
= tex2html_wrap_inline17
= tex2html_wrap_inline21
= tex2html_wrap_inline23
= tex2html_wrap_inline25

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