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**Parentheses**

In mathematics the order in which things are done is

important. In the rules call the order of operations it saids

you must do whats in the parentheses first.

Example: **With Parentheses** (4 + 5 ) x 4

Answer: Parentheses first 4 + 5 = 9 x 4 = 36

**Without parentheses** 4 + 5 x 4

Multiply first 5 x 4 = 20 + 4 = 24

Answer 24

**24 and 36, complete different answers.**