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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1194370:MV8xNDczMDcwXzI0Mjc0MzM5X0Y5Mjc4N0ZG] [quote:Syrius] Fascinating. Wikipedia <3 So where does it say I should put the denominator [u]2(1+2)[/u] up there with the numerator [u]6[/u]? [/quote] lol... It doesn't. But one can examine the expression and see that the notation is horrid and leads to ambiguity and confusion of implied ordering of operations. If you intend the solution to be . You should force the ordering by removing the ambiguity from the expression [/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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