50 + 50 – 25 x 0 + 2 + 2 = ??? My Math is a wee bit rusty: is 104 or 4 the correct answer? Does BODMAS apply if there are no brackets?

This is from one of those Internet diversion sites.

Answer:

Multiplication/division takes precedence over addition subtraction.

So the two ‘bits’ that are multiplied together are done first ; 25 x 0 = 0

Then the terms are added.

50 + 50 – 0 + 2 + 2 = 104 is the answer.

You will find calculators are programmed this way too!!!!

as they say in 7th grade…think of this as a sum of terms….50 , 50 , – 25 x 0 , 2 , 2…add the terms…50 , 50 , 0 , 2 , 2….forget about “BODMAS”