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# Easy Confusion

Replace each ? with the number 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 to make the equation true. Each number is used only once, and a different number is used for each ?

( ? + ? - ? X ?) / ? = 1

/ means divide.

X means multiply.

There are many different possible answers.

( ? + ? - ? X ?) / ? = 1

/ means divide.

X means multiply.

There are many different possible answers.

### Hint

Remember the order of operations or PEMDAS (parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction).### Answer

Possible answers:(3+4 - 1X2)/5=1

(2+5 - 1X3)/4=1

(2+5 - 1X4)/3=1

(3+4 - 1X5)/2=1

Note: The numbers that you add together can be reversed and/or the numbers that you multiply can be reversed.

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