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what is 5 + 1 x 10? isn't it 60?

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  • 4 years ago

    5 + 1 x 10 = 5 + 10 = 15

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    4 years ago

    5 + 1 x 10

    = 15

  • 4 years ago

    5 + 1 x 10

    = 5 + 10

    = 15.

  • 4 years ago

    Use order of operations PEMDAS

    according to PEMDAS

    Multiplication comes first so,

    5 + 1 × 10 = 5 + 10

    Now addition

    5 + 10 = 15

    So it isn't 60

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  • 4 years ago

    15

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    15

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    by using PEMDAS

    P arenthesis

    E xponent

    M ultiplication

    D ivision

    A ddition

    S ubtraction

    5 + 1 x 10

    Multipy first

    5 + 1 x 10

    = 5 + 10

    then add

    5 + 10

    =15

    therefore 5 + 1 x 10 is not equal to 60

    but if the equation said (5 + 1) x 10 then it would be equal to 60.

    First solve the equation inside the parenthesis

    (5 + 1)*10

    = 6*10

    then multiply

    6*10

    =60

    also it can be solved by distributing the 10 inside the parenthesis if the operation is multiplication

    (5 + 1) x 10

    = (5 x 10) + (1x10)

    = 50 + 10

    =60

    but you cannot distribute 10 inside the parenthesis if it is addition and subtraction

    (5 + 1) + 10 ≠ (5 + 1) x 10

  • 4 years ago

    Multiplication before addition.

    5 + 1 x 10 = 5 + (1 x 10) = 5 + 10 = 15.

    The answer is 15 not 60.

  • 4 years ago

    10 + 5 =15

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    5 + (1 x 10) = 15

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