Seeing how much math is used in everything we do, including politics, I think that it is very important for all of us to have a strong grasp of these skills.

So in that frame of mind I am going to start a new weekly segment on my blog labeled simply Math.

This will become a regular weekend feature but for today I thought I’d start you off with an easy example.


3 + 4 x 4 + 2 – 6 x 2 + 4 ÷ 2 = ?
****Answer:**** Using Standard Order of Operations (multiplication and division before addition and subtraction) you get:
3 + 16 + 2 – 12 + 2 = 11
Thank you steveegg for showing us how it is done!

1 comment so far

  1. steveegg on

    11 (assuming, of course, you are following the standard rules of math and not your average calculator).

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