Practice!

Sample Problem

Which of the following has the greatest value?

Solution

a)  566 + 58 × 34 = 2,538

b) 566 × (58 + 34) = 52,072

c) 566 × 58 + 34 = 32,862

d) (566 + 58) × 34 = 21,216

So, the correct answer is b.