Dear Solution Page,
The following solutions to Mystery Op 2 are from some Fifth
Graders at Sylvester Elementary School, Berrien Springs, MI. We
really hope that you will use our solutions on your solution
The students in Mrs. Lippi's Fifth Grade class
For Mystery Op # 2 , we first multiplied the numbers in the
parentheses. Then we took away one from that answer. Then we
multiplied the first number by the answer we got from solving the
parentheses first , and took away one from that. With that we did the
same for the rest. That's how we got the answer. If there are no
parentheses then we just multiply it and subtracted it.
By Gabby Saitz and Amber Fryman
The answer we got was to multiply the numbers in the
parentheses, then minus 1, and multiply the other numbers. You will
have to minus 1 again. Minus 1 for each block. You will get the
answer that way.
By: Senaida Alejandro
Okay. The way we got the answer was...
First, we multiply. Then you take away one from the product.
If there is parentheses, we do that first, and then take away one.
You would only multiply the first two numbers, then from the product,
you would take away one. If you do this, I'm sure you'll get the
By: Kristin Lee
Answer to Mystery Op 2 Our answer was multiply the first two
numbers and then subtract one. We got our answer by trying out
different numbers until we found the answer. We used this operation
in the parentheses first.
By Tony Beall, Ruben Tenorio, Ryan Little, and Joey
We found two math signs that would work for all six
Example: 5#5=24 1#1=0
ANSWER: 5X5 -1=24 1X1 -1=O
WE MULTIPLIED 2 NUMBERS GIVEN, THEN SUBTRACTED 1 FROM THE
BY: TRAVIS WELLS, JORDAN DAVIS, MATT LANGLOIS, AND SHAWN