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Q: in the order of operations, why is it important to solve the problem inside the parenthesis first?
A: in the order of operations, it is important to solve the problem inside the parentheses first because that is the way the mathematical convention is set up, to minimise confusion, and to ensure that different people faced with the same problem always come up with the same answer. You need to solve the problem inside the parentheses first because the next operation will use the result of that
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Asked 5/28/2011 8:12:44 PM
Updated 3/6/2014 9:49:38 AM
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in the order of operations, it is important to solve the problem inside the parentheses first because that is the way the mathematical convention is set up, to minimise confusion, and to ensure that different people faced with the same problem always come up with the same answer. You need to solve the problem inside the parentheses first because the next operation will use the result of that operation in its calculation.
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