Compare the expressions 203 · 208 and (203)8. Are they the same or are they different? Explain.

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Answer:Essentially, both of them are same

But there are a few differences

203 x 208 is 203 multiplied by 208

(203)8 is 203

of8They both are the same operation

But, when we apply the BODMAS rule,

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