JoeStat’s want you to calculate the following equation.
Priority 
Order of Operations 

Highest  Parenthesis  Brackets 
High  Exponents  Roots 
Low  Multiplication  Division 
Lowest  Addition  Subtraction 
Hint:
Solving the equation using a (TI83, TI84, TI89) calculator: First convert the equation into something easy to enter into the calculator.
Original:
Step 1: Reformat fractions to one line
Step 2: Reformat Radicals with parenthesis and brackets
Step 3: Entering the equation into the calculator
 [ ( ]  [ () ]  [ 9 ] 
 [2nd]  [X^2]  [ 4 ]  [ + ]  [ 3 ]  [ ^ ]  [ 2 ]  [ ) ] 
 [ / ]  [ ( ]  [ 1 ]  [ 5 ]  [ – ]  [ ( ]  [ 3 ]  [ + ]  [ 2]  [ ) ]  [ * ]  [ 5 ]  [ ) ] 
Solution:
Solving the equation by hand:
Step 1: If you have problems dealing with fractions, or have already input the solution to into a calculator reformat it to:
Step 2:
 If you have problems dealing with fractions, or have already input the solution to into a calculator reformat it to:
 Calculate the innermost nested parenthesis
 Calculate net innermost nested parenthesis
 Calculate next innermost nested parenthesis
 Calculate next innermost nexted parenthesis
 Finish the problem
Last Modified on September 7, 2013 by
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