**Assume you are using a standard scientific calculator and entering the numbers in the order shown from left to right, replacing each question mark with an arithmetic operator (i.e., +, -, * and /) and each operator can be used only once. What is the highest whole number (i.e., no fractions) you can score for the following expressions? **

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For the second item Ifound the next solution:

8 / 7 + 6 X 5 – 4 = 31.71

Your solution to the first sequence is incorrect. It fails to follow the order of operations.

8/4+6-3*7 = 2+6-21=-13.

However, 8*4-6/3+7 = 37.

All of these solutions are incorrect.

5×5+5-5:5=25+5-1=29

not

5/5+5×5-5=1+25-5=21

8*4-6/3+7=37