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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 32110288:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NTY5NzU1XzE5MTAwRTcx] [quote:Anonymous Coward 28938484:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NTY4ODgyXzgxM0FDNUM3] [quote:Person445:MV8xNDczMDcwXzM1NTY4MzEyXzVDQUQ5MTZG] Mensa posted this on their FB page about a week ago. I can only assume someone has answered it already but I'll give it a go. 6÷2(1+2) = ? 3(1+2) = ? 3(3) = 9 Order of operations are a grade 9 level understanding of math. [/quote] Sorry but you divided 6 by 2 before getting rid of the () thus violating the order of operations. [/quote] The parenthesis only applies to what is inside of them. [/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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