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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1034800:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NjYyNDg0Xzg4NkEwQjVD] [quote:Anonymous Coward 27550461:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NjYyMzM3X0Y3RDg5NUE4] for the answer to be 9, the equation would have to be (6÷2)(1+2) [/quote] you don't need the brackets for the division part, order of operations is from left to right, multiplication and division have equal precedence, but division comes first (farthest to the left) in this problem Brackets first, then multiplication and division from left to right, then addition and subtraction the answer is 9 [/quote]
Alright, there's a lot of self-proclaimed experts around these parts. Let's see how your logic holds up against some basic mathematics.
6÷2(1+2) = ?
I'll give two hints. This is
a trick question, and there is only
All tools used for computation are fair game.
(Yes, I saw this somewhere else and decided to post it here.)
Best of luck to all you geniuses .
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