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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1362610:MV8xNDczMDcwXzI0MjczOTU4XzQ4M0FBRDgw] and parenthesis inside of parenthesis are quite common in a scientific environment. it just shows the flow of operations. you start with the inner most parenthesis and work your way out. in your problem: 6÷2(1+2) you MUST first solve the equasion between brackets, there is simply no other way if you read algebra rules. so your problem becomes: 6÷2*3 Then according to order of operations you MUST multiply first so your problem becomes: 6÷6 which translates in the only correct response: 1. No debate nor arguments possible. [/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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