Difference between revisions of "2014 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 1"

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Harry and Terry are each told to calculate 8-(2-5). Harry gets the correct answer. Terry ignores the parentheses and calculates 8-2+5. If Harry's answer is H and Terry's answer is T, what is H-T?
 
Harry and Terry are each told to calculate 8-(2-5). Harry gets the correct answer. Terry ignores the parentheses and calculates 8-2+5. If Harry's answer is H and Terry's answer is T, what is H-T?
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<math>\textbf{(A) }-10\qquad\textbf{(B) }-6\qquad\textbf{(C) }0\qquad\textbf{(D) }6\qquad \textbf{(E) }10</math>
 
<math>\textbf{(A) }-10\qquad\textbf{(B) }-6\qquad\textbf{(C) }0\qquad\textbf{(D) }6\qquad \textbf{(E) }10</math>

Revision as of 17:57, 26 November 2014

Harry and Terry are each told to calculate 8-(2-5). Harry gets the correct answer. Terry ignores the parentheses and calculates 8-2+5. If Harry's answer is H and Terry's answer is T, what is H-T?


$\textbf{(A) }-10\qquad\textbf{(B) }-6\qquad\textbf{(C) }0\qquad\textbf{(D) }6\qquad \textbf{(E) }10$

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