Q: When excel follows the order of operations what does the formula 8 plus 3 times 2 equal?

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26

26

Order of Operations

If you mean in Excel, yes: you must always start a formula with an equal sign.

85

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83 + 2 = 85 (Excel formula: =83+2)

26

26

Order of Operations

False. Excel follows the rules of mathematics in doing calculations, as algebra also does.

(8 * 3) + 2 = 26

Excel will use the standard order of operations according to the laws of mathematics. See the related question below.

It follows the order of operations.

Order of Operations

Order of Operations

The order of operations is BODMAS; Brackets; Other; Division; Multiplication; Addition; Subtraction. Therefore for the calculation 8*2+5, excel will do 8x2 first, then add five, yielding 21

Excel will use the standard order of operations according to the laws of mathematics. See the related question below.