1. Would you like to join the IL team? See open jobs!
    Dismiss Notice
  2. What can you teach someone online? Tell us here!
    Dismiss Notice
  3. If someone taught you via skype, what would you want to learn? Tell us here!
    Dismiss Notice

Cardinal Principle

Discussion in 'Online Games & Puzzles' started by Thyagarajan, Jan 27, 2021.

  1. Thyagarajan

    Thyagarajan IL Hall of Fame

    Messages:
    6,833
    Likes Received:
    7,108
    Trophy Points:
    470
    Gender:
    Male
    :hello: CARDINAL PRINCIPLE
    :hello:
    What is the answer to
    4-4-4-4+4+4x4-4-4=?
     
    Loading...

  2. KashmirFlower

    KashmirFlower IL Hall of Fame

    Messages:
    1,682
    Likes Received:
    2,144
    Trophy Points:
    300
    Gender:
    Female
    8
    multiplication goes first
     
    Thyagarajan likes this.
  3. Thyagarajan

    Thyagarajan IL Hall of Fame

    Messages:
    6,833
    Likes Received:
    7,108
    Trophy Points:
    470
    Gender:
    Male
    :hello: @KashmirFlower
    There is pneumonic:
    Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally (PEMDAS) is a mnemonic (memory aid) that helps you remember which operation comes first, which comes second, and so forth. P parentheses E exponents, M multiplication, D division, A addition , S subtraction.

    I am yet not sure of correct answer!
    Regards.
     
  4. hrastro

    hrastro Finest Post Winner

    Messages:
    1,347
    Likes Received:
    3,051
    Trophy Points:
    283
    Gender:
    Female
    4-4-4-4+4+4x4-4-4
    = 4-4-4-4+4+(4x4)-4-4 (multiplication first)
    = +4-4-4-4+4+16-4-4
    = -4-4-4-4-4 +4+4+16 (change order of -ve and +ve numbers)
    = - 20 + 24
    = +4
    Keep Smiling
    HR
     
    KashmirFlower and Mistt like this.
  5. KashmirFlower

    KashmirFlower IL Hall of Fame

    Messages:
    1,682
    Likes Received:
    2,144
    Trophy Points:
    300
    Gender:
    Female
    I didn't consider addition as next, so got wrong answer...:(
     

Share This Page