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  1. Select the correct combination of mathematical signs to replace the * signs and to balance the given equation.
    40 * 2 * 4 * 3 * 8
    1. + - ÷ =
    2. ÷ + = x
    3. + ÷ x =
    4. + x - =
Correct Option: B

Given, 40* 2* 4 * 3 * 8
Let us check all the options one by one.
From option (a), putting the signs in given equation, we get
40 + 2 - 4 ÷ 3
= 8 ⇒ 42 - 4/3 = 8
⇒ 126 - 4 = 24 ⇒ 122 = 24
∴ L H S ≠ R H S
So, option (a) is incorrect.
From option (b), putting the signs in given equation, we get
40 ÷ 2 + 4 = 3 x 8
⇒ 20 + 4 = 24 ⇒ 24 = 24
LHS = RHS
Hence, option (b) is correct and there is no need to check remaining options.


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