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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Forgotten:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1Njk1MTE4XzQ5NTI5MUJE] [quote:Anonymous Coward 32547856:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1Njk1MTA4XzUwNDlBMEZD] But multiplication and division are on the same level, even the m comes before the d in pemdas. So, from what I know, you would just go from left to right when dealing with mult. And div., leaving you with 9 for the problem. [/quote] :this^^^: [quote:Forgotten:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1Njk0ODYzXzI2QUM4MjE4] http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_operations [quote:Article]Solve any multiplication and division in the problem. [b]Note that multiplication does not precede division, this is a common mistake while the fact is that they are solved from left to right as they occur.[/b] Example: 5 * 4 - 9 / 3 5 * 4 - 9 / 3 20 - 9 / 3 20 - 9 / 3 20 - 3 [/quote] http://www.purplemath.com/modules/orderops.htm [quote:Article] This tells you the ranks of the operations: Parentheses outrank exponents, which outrank multiplication and division (but multiplication and division are at the same rank), and these two outrank addition and subtraction (which are together on the bottom rank). [b]When you have a bunch of operations of the same rank, you just operate from left to right[/b]. For instance, 15 ÷ 3 × 4 is not 15 ÷ 12, but is rather 5 × 4, because, going from left to right, you get to the division first.[/quote] http://www.eduplace.com/math/mathsteps/4/a/index.html [quote:Article] When children initially learn addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, they begin by performing operations on two numbers. But what happens when an expression requires multiple operations? Over time, mathematicians have developed a set of rules called the order of operations to determine which operation to do first. The rules are: [b] Multiply and divide from left to right. Add and subtract from left to right. [/b][/quote] I can show about 50+ more sites that all show this same thing. But I am sure it is all a conspiracy. (We all agree we do parenthesis first... that much I am sure of) [/quote] [/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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