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# In a math problem what is parenthesis?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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Parentheses is when you are doing an equation, and you solve the problem. Wiki User

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### How do you know a math problem is distributed property?

There is a number on the outside of the parenthesis &amp; there is a set of parenthesis.

### What are the numbers in the parenthesis in a math problem called?

The same thing its just digits

### What is two thirds parenthesis a minus six equals negative ten?

its a math problem

### What is the math term definition of parenthesis?

Parenthesis simply is (Brackets)

brackets

Multiply

### What do the parenthesis do in math?

Based on the order of operations (PEMDAS), it states all inside the parenthesis goes first. For example, if you had the problem (1+3) x 4, you would do the 1+3 first, then multiply it by 4.

### What is pharentheces in math?

parenthesis means that you do all that you have to get rid of them first

### What is the name of the property in math when you move the parenthesis?

Distributive property

### What is paresenthesis?

(Parenthesis)first no offense but you spelled parenthesis wrong and second parenthesis are these (get it) sometimes you can use them in math,or just to IM with a person like this = ) or = ( see now u get it and in math just if you were wondering sometimes you use them to stand for multiplication and sometimes just to separate equations!

### When the problem is in parenthesis do you use the order of operations to find a solution?

Yes, and parenthesis are the first thing you solve.

### What are brackets purpose in a math calculation?

um i think their like more parenthesis