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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 32614604:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NzAxNTc1XzJGOUVDNEQ5] [quote:Anonymous Coward 31557420:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NzAxMzA5XzZERTQ2Mjg3] The main issue here, is that working from left to right is not part of the order of operations. Problems do not have to be worked left to right, because it shouldn't matter. [/quote] Going left to right is part of the order of operations. P Parentheses first E Exponents (ie Powers and Square Roots, etc.) MD Multiplication and Division [b](left-to-right)[/b] AS Addition and Subtraction [b](left-to-right)[/b] Divide and Multiply rank equally [b](and go left to right).[/b] Add and Subtract rank equally [b](and go left to right)[/b] http://www.mathsisfun.com/operation-order-pemdas.html [/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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