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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?

 
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 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 29898248


Yep, we have come to that. Now just trying to explain it to people who are not as skilled with math.
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Then solve this:

6/2(1x+2)=x



x
=?

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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
6/2(1+2) = x
 Quoting: DUCM900

6 / 2(1+2) = x
clear parentheses by distributive property :
6 / (2 * 1) + (2 * 2) = x
and clear parentheses by multiplication :
6 / 2 + 4 = x
then order of operations : division first, then addition :
3 + 4 = x

7 = x

You're welcome.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31801898

This is wrong on many levels. Try to plug 7 into the original equation where X is. Check your work.
 Quoting: Revguard

OK.

6 / 2(1+2) = 7
6 / (2 * 1) + (2 * 2) = 7
6 / 2 + 4 = 7
3 + 4 = 7
7 = 7

I was right.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?

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that is the stupidest thing I have ever seen...
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
What is a/1a ??

That is the question you need to ask yourself.
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1?


 Quoting: DUCM900

Correct, so what is 6/2a ?
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
And the only way to removing parentheses (on green block), is to resolve the whole block first itself:


6/2(1+2) = x



you can't remove it just after resolving the inside stuff only. That's the bottom line of all.

Or are you thinking parentheses are there just for stupid design purpose thing or something?


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 Quoting: DUCM900


Ducm, please stop. The answer is 9. Will always be 9. I can show you about 5 different ways to check the answer is 9.


Edit: For the sake of eduction, The parenthesis are there for one reason, to tell you to do the 2+1 first. Nothing more, nothing less.
 Quoting: Revguard


Bingo, so why not just reporting this if your claim is so obvious:

6/2*3 = x



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 Quoting: DUCM900


Yup, same thing, and it equals 9.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
6/2(1+2) = x
 Quoting: DUCM900

6 / 2(1+2) = x
clear parentheses by distributive property :
6 / (2 * 1) + (2 * 2) = x
and clear parentheses by multiplication :
6 / 2 + 4 = x
then order of operations : division first, then addition :
3 + 4 = x

7 = x

You're welcome.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31801898

This is wrong on many levels. Try to plug 7 into the original equation where X is. Check your work.
 Quoting: Revguard

OK.

6 / 2(1+2) = 7
6 / (2 * 1) + (2 * 2) = 7
6 / 2 + 4 = 7
3 + 4 = 7
7 = 7

I was right.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31801898


That is not how you check a problem.

Are you people serious?

Edit: No, I am not hand writing another check either.

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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
(6 ÷ 2)(2+1) = 9

6 ÷ 2(2+1) = 1

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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
What is a/1a ??

That is the question you need to ask yourself.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798



1?


 Quoting: DUCM900

Correct, so what is 6/2a ?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


Wrong! OMFG. a/1a would allow a to be any number!

4/1 x 4 = 16

2/1 x 2 = 4

a/1a is not a math equation. There is no equal symbol.

WTF are people really this stupid?

Same thing for 6/2a. A could be anything.

6/2 x 4 = 12

6/2 X 1 = 3

6/2 x 10 = 30
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Then, what about this?

6÷(1+2)2 =



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exactly...
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
(6 ÷ 2)(2+1) = 9

6 ÷ 2(2+1) = 1

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 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


obvioustroll
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Either 6 or 0
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now I know why you live in Australia dumbass
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Then, what about this?

6÷(1+2)2 =



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 Quoting: DUCM900


exactly...
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
I asked a question:

what is
a / 1a = ??

Then, what is
6 / 2a = ??
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
(6 ÷ 2)(2+1) = 9

6 ÷ 2(2+1) = 1

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


putin

6 ÷ 2(2+1)= 9

x as been substituted for every integer for both the original equation and in fraction form and correctly solved for. The answer is 9.

Plug it into any good scientific or engineering calculator and it will show you the answer has always been, and always will be 9.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
(6 ÷ 2)(2+1) = 9

6 ÷ 2(2+1) = 1

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


Jesus tapping dancing christ you are fucking stupid.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31557420


Here is your distributive property in action....


6 ÷ 2(2+1)=

3(2+1)=

6+3=

9...

Really pathetic college educated people can't grasp something so simple.
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6/2(1+2) = x
 Quoting: DUCM900

6 / 2(1+2) = x
clear parentheses by distributive property :
6 / (2 * 1) + (2 * 2) = x
and clear parentheses by multiplication :
6 / 2 + 4 = x
then order of operations : division first, then addition :
3 + 4 = x

7 = x

You're welcome.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31801898

This is wrong on many levels. Try to plug 7 into the original equation where X is. Check your work.
 Quoting: Revguard

OK.

6 / 2(1+2) = 7
6 / (2 * 1) + (2 * 2) = 7
6 / 2 + 4 = 7
3 + 4 = 7
7 = 7

I was right.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31801898


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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
I asked a question:

what is
a / 1a = ??

Then, what is
6 / 2a = ??
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


What is a/1a ??

That is the question you need to ask yourself.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798



1?


 Quoting: DUCM900

Correct, so what is 6/2a ?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


Wrong! OMFG. a/1a would allow a to be any number!

4/1 x 4 = 16

2/1 x 2 = 4

a/1a is not a math equation. There is no equal symbol.

WTF are people really this stupid?

Same thing for 6/2a. A could be anything.

6/2 x 4 = 12

6/2 X 1 = 3

6/2 x 10 = 30
 Quoting: Revguard
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
I asked a question:

what is
a / 1a = ??

Then, what is
6 / 2a = ??
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


are you meaning to write this out as a fraction? This is where you people are confusing yourselves. Go back a few pages.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
I asked a question:

what is
a / 1a = ??

Then, what is
6 / 2a = ??
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


are you meaning to write this out as a fraction? This is where you people are confusing yourselves. Go back a few pages.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31557420


No, he is trolling this thread. He knows his answer is wrong. He knows he cant prove his answer right.

He is just trolling, are incredibly stupid. I give him the benefit and say he is trolling.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
I asked a question:

what is
a / 1a = ??

Then, what is
6 / 2a = ??
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32057798


a/1 * a or a(a)= a^2

a/a = 1

You are confusing yourself. (1+2) does NOT belong in the denominator when you write that in fraction form. This is why you guys are getting 3/3=1 instead of 3^2=9.
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Then solve this:

6/2(1x+2)=x



x
=?

.
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Then solve this:

6/2(1x+2)=x



x
=?

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 Quoting: DUCM900


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Then solve this:

6/2(1x+2)=x



x
=?

.
 Quoting: DUCM900


-3
 Quoting: Revguard


ok now the last one:

6x/2(1x+2x)=x



x
=?
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clappa
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Null

the answer is Null
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Then solve this:

6/2(1x+2)=x



x
=?

.
 Quoting: DUCM900


-3
 Quoting: Revguard


ok now the last one:

6x/2(1x+2x)=x



x
=?
 Quoting: DUCM900



Why? How many times do I have to do this. I will keep doing your problems if you finally admit the only answer that works in the original equation is 9.

Until then, I am done working your math problems.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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Then solve this:

6/2(1x+2)=x



x
=?

.
 Quoting: DUCM900


-3
 Quoting: Revguard


ok now the last one:

6x/2(1x+2x)=x



x
=?
 Quoting: DUCM900


1/9

did it in my head you want me to show you how to work it out?
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
I told you, the last one.


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