Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 26 May 2017, 16:33

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# 1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 =

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Manager
Joined: 02 Dec 2012
Posts: 178
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 2699 [0], given: 0

1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 = [#permalink]

### Show Tags

07 Dec 2012, 06:03
2
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

5% (low)

Question Stats:

79% (01:53) correct 21% (01:00) wrong based on 885 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 =

(A) 29/16
(B) 19/16
(C) 15/16
(D) 9/13
(E) 0
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 38908
Followers: 7739

Kudos [?]: 106246 [0], given: 11618

Re: 1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 = [#permalink]

### Show Tags

07 Dec 2012, 06:08
1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 =

(A) 29/16
(B) 19/16
(C) 15/16
(D) 9/13
(E) 0

$$\frac{1}{2} +\frac{\frac{2}{3} *\frac{3}{8}}{4} - \frac{9}{16} =\frac{1}{2}+\frac{1}{16}-\frac{9}{16}=\frac{8}{16}+\frac{1}{16}-\frac{9}{16}=0$$.

_________________
Senior Manager
Joined: 13 Aug 2012
Posts: 464
Concentration: Marketing, Finance
GPA: 3.23
Followers: 26

Kudos [?]: 467 [0], given: 11

Re: 1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 = [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Dec 2012, 23:28
I love it when you get 0 in the GMAT.

$$1/2 + (2/3)(3/8)(1/4) - 9/16 = 1/2 - 1/16 - 9/16 = 1/2 - 8/16 = 1/2-1/2=0$$

_________________

Impossible is nothing to God.

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 09 Sep 2013
Posts: 15466
Followers: 649

Kudos [?]: 209 [0], given: 0

Re: 1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 = [#permalink]

### Show Tags

04 Oct 2015, 16:26
Hello from the GMAT Club BumpBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
_________________
Target Test Prep Representative
Status: Founder & CEO
Affiliations: Target Test Prep
Joined: 14 Oct 2015
Posts: 1027
Location: United States (CA)
Followers: 34

Kudos [?]: 540 [0], given: 2

Re: 1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 = [#permalink]

### Show Tags

09 Jun 2016, 14:01
1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 =

(A) 29/16
(B) 19/16
(C) 15/16
(D) 9/13
(E) 0

We need to simplify the expression using PEMDAS.

Parentheses
Exponents
Multiplication and Division

The calculation of an equation or expression must be carried out in the following order:

1) Operations within parentheses (or absolute value bars or radicals)
2) Exponents
3) Multiplication and division from left to right
4) Addition and subtraction from left to right

_________________

Scott Woodbury-Stewart
Founder and CEO

GMAT Quant Self-Study Course
500+ lessons 3000+ practice problems 800+ HD solutions

Re: 1/2 + [(2/3 * 3/8)/4] - 9/16 =   [#permalink] 09 Jun 2016, 14:01
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Let k = 19^19 + 23^23. What is the units digit of k? 3 30 Nov 2016, 12:39
17 If the numbers 17/24, 1/2, 3/8, 3/4, and 9/16 were ordered 12 27 Oct 2016, 11:16
If the fraction 98/(23*89) is written in the form a + b/23 + c/89 2 23 Nov 2010, 01:25
10 How many points (x, y) lie on the line segment between (22, 12 2/3) an 7 19 Feb 2016, 19:51
28 Which of the following is equal to (2^12 - 2^6)/(2^6 - 2^3) 11 06 Mar 2017, 18:03
Display posts from previous: Sort by