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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1331178:MV8xNDczMDcwXzI0MjczMDU1XzM5NUFFQUIy] Order of operations PEMDAS parentheses exponents multiplication and division addition and subtraction when two operations are of the same rank they are done left to right. So first do parentheses leaving you... 6 divided by 2(3) since the only thing left is multiplication and division you now go left to right. six divided by 2 = 3 and three times three = nine. The confusion seems to be from the fact that people believe that each individual letter of PEMDAS is done in that order. In which case multiplication would come before the division. But this is not so. Multiplication and division is done left to right. [/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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