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Order of operations when using the ÷ symbol.

I always write equations using fractions to avoid confusion, but my textbook uses the ÷ symbol. This question asks to simplify and write the equation using positive exponents: $$x^{-1/3}y÷ xy^{-1/3}$$...
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Does an inline algebra expression with multiplication in the dividend imply a quantity?

Here's a trivial one. Given the inline algebra expression (2a + b) / 3c imply that the 3c is a quantity, and that the order of operations should be equivalent to (2a + b) / (3c) ? Or should it be ...
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Is 'O' in BODMAS really for 'of'?

We were trying to solve a BODMAS question (with many solutions like always) when I came across this link. https://www.mathsisfun.com/operation-order-bodmas.html For the entire life, I have studied (...

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