Please read section 0.3 to learn about order of operations. The assignment listed under this subunit corresponds to this reading. Mathematics would be useless if some people thought 3 + 4 x 2 = 14 and others thought 3 + 4 x 2 = 11. Understanding the order of operations is the most basic (and important) task of the student of mathematics.

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