Everyday math can be very useful in calculating tip percentages or the amount of discount you might get at a sale.
You might not need trigonometry or algebra every single day, but basic arithmetic is extremely useful outside of a classroom. It’s good to exercise your math skills so you can keep up with the everyday math you might need. Why don’t you give it a try below.
Not so fast! Make sure you have made the right choices in getting to your solution. Scroll down if you want a hint.
Ready for your hint? Remember your PEMDAS order of operations.
What do you think the answer is? 3 or 12?
If you used the PEMDAS rule you would have to do the question in the parentheses first, which is 8 ÷ 4, which equals 2.
Then you must shift over to the left equation and do 24 ÷ 4= 6.
Then you have to multiply 6 x 2 which equals 12 and there is your answer!
Did you get the solution on the first try? Tell your friends about this equation and see if they do too!