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 Question by diamond Submitted on 10/2/2003 Related FAQ: N/A Rating: Rate this question: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Whats the answer to 2\3+3\8=

 Answer by John Submitted on 10/16/2003 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great i'm hoping that you are young and havent reached the grade 8 level yet... thats an elementary school math operation. follow standard format: BEDMAS. meaning, the order of operations in any mathematical equation is as follows (follow this order): Brackets, then Exponents, then Division and Multiplication (no priority between the two), and then Addition and Subtraction (again, no priority between the two). assuming you got the division signs backwards in your question (so that its really two thirds plus three eighths), the answer is 25/24, or 1.0416666666 etc.

 Answer by Softball Cutie Submitted on 8/30/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great the way i learned the order of operations was PEMDAS (or Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally) meaning Parentheses Exponents Multiplication Division (from left to right) Addition Subtraction (from left to right). I'm guessing those are fractions so it would be 2/3+ 3/8. so you would change the denominators so they're equal. the answer would be 25/24 or 1 1/24

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