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Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?

 
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Anyone who argues against this being the correct answer is simply an idiot. This is 5th or 6th grade stuff.
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There is NO POSSIBLE CORRECT ANSWER BESIDES 9
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You're fucking idiot because there are no variables in the equation. Please stay in canada, we already have our share of retards
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I find this rather ironic. Anyway, go back and read about the last 7 pages.
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And this one? -->> Thread: How To Solve That Equation? 6/((2)¹+(2)²) = x



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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
So it's 1 right?

Obviously you don't need to know advanced mathematics, although this "geometry-like" image to be honest made me understand it even better.

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OMG it's 1 ffs...

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OMG it's 1 ffs...

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Really?

Try to put outside the 2 value from its own single parenthesis out the whole one.

6/((2)¹+(2)²) = x

what do you get?


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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
brackets first

6÷2 X(1+2) = ?

1)1+2=3
2)6/2=3
3)3X3+9
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Which proves that first you do the denominator's (or numerator's or both) calculations and then proceed with the rest. If not, then seems my teachers/instructors were more than just a-holes...
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
brackets first

6÷2 X(1+2) = ?

1)1+2=3
2)6/2=3
3)3X3+9
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The brackets give not only priority to 1+2, but also to the multiplication bound to the bracketed expression, so it's 6/6=1.

At least that's how we do it here... and I suppose math rules are international.
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Talked to my friend... Apparently left to right is NOT part of the order of operations.... apparently you do not have to work left to right, as it should not matter... he also said the answer is 1...

I found this as well... this guy is not my friend.

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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9

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Talked to my friend... Apparently left to right is NOT part of the order of operations.... apparently you do not have to work left to right, as it should not matter... he also said the answer is 1...

I found this as well... this guy is not my friend.
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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
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Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.

4 other programs give me an answer of 9.

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Talked to my friend... Apparently left to right is NOT part of the order of operations.... apparently you do not have to work left to right, as it should not matter... he also said the answer is 1...

I found this as well... this guy is not my friend.
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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
 Quoting: Forgotten


Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.
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I posted some over a year ago...
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Talked to my friend... Apparently left to right is NOT part of the order of operations.... apparently you do not have to work left to right, as it should not matter... he also said the answer is 1...

I found this as well... this guy is not my friend.
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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
 Quoting: Forgotten


Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.
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I posted some over a year ago...
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Edit: Found it

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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
 Quoting: Forgotten


Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.
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I posted some over a year ago...
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I would love to see one. I tried to search the history. Can you point me to your posting?
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I'll look, probably was not logged in. I got 1 on more than one handheld calculator as well.
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When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9?

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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
 Quoting: Forgotten


Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.
 Quoting: Forgotten


I posted some over a year ago...
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Edit: Found it
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Sweet.
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When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9?

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Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1.
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When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9?

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Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1.
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Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol.
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When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9?

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Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1.
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Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol.
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Fix the equation above.

When I clicked the link it is saying 6/2(1X2)

Fix teh equation above it. It gives 9.

Website you posted definately shows 9 as answer.

Can anyone give me a website that will show how to work the problem that comes up with 1?

Anyone?

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When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9?

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Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1.
 Quoting: Patrick Bateman


Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol.
 Quoting: Patrick Bateman


Fix the equation above.

When I clicked the link it is saying 6/2(1X2)

Fix teh equation above it. It gives 9.

The post I copied your response from said you thought the answer was 9?
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I have found calcs and sites and profs that say both. I originally said 1 and am just sticking to it out of spite, lol. And the fact that it is more of a poorly written expression than anything, there are good arguments for both, imo.
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Talked to my friend... Apparently left to right is NOT part of the order of operations.... apparently you do not have to work left to right, as it should not matter... he also said the answer is 1...

I found this as well... this guy is not my friend.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 31557420


This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
 Quoting: Forgotten


Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.

4 other programs give me an answer of 9.
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Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1.
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Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol.
 Quoting: Patrick Bateman


Fix the equation above.

When I clicked the link it is saying 6/2(1X2)

Fix teh equation above it. It gives 9.

The post I copied your response from said you thought the answer was 9?
 Quoting: Forgotten


I have found calcs and sites and profs that say both. I originally said 1 and am just sticking to it out of spite, lol. And the fact that it is more of a poorly written expression than anything, there are good arguments for both, imo.
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Link me one please. I cant find a single math website that gives anything besides 9.
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From Patrick's website.
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Just tried 9 different online math problem sites.


They all give the same answer.... 9


They must all be wrong. Answer has to be 1?

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The divide symbol is represented by the slash (/).

So replace the op divide symbol with a slash and do the problem.

You get:

6/2(1+2)

The 6 is the numerator (on top), and the denominator is 2(1+2) (on bottom)

6/6=1
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The divide symbol is represented by the slash (/).

So replace the op divide symbol with a slash and do the problem.

You get:

6/2(1+2)

The 6 is the numerator (on top), and the denominator is 2(1+2) (on bottom)

6/6=1
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[link to img255.imageshack.us]

From Patrick's website.
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Just tried 9 different online math problem sites.


They all give the same answer.... 9


They must all be wrong. Answer has to be 1?
 Quoting: Forgotten


Talked to my friend... Apparently left to right is NOT part of the order of operations.... apparently you do not have to work left to right, as it should not matter... he also said the answer is 1...

I found this as well... this guy is not my friend.
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This "scientist" said he would accept both answers. Every program I put the equation into gives me the answer of 9.

*shrug*


I would argue that it is 6/2(1+2) 6/2 distribute into (1+2)= 9
 Quoting: Forgotten


Until someone can show me a website that will do this and give an answer of 1, I am sticking with 9.

[link to imageshack.us]

I copied and pasted the equation into that math program and hit solve. Then I hit, show steps.

4 other programs give me an answer of 9.
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Re: Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
6 / 2 * (1+2)=1

6 / 2 * 3

6 / 6

1 / 1 = 1
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Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol.
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Fix the equation above.

When I clicked the link it is saying 6/2(1X2)

Fix teh equation above it. It gives 9.

The post I copied your response from said you thought the answer was 9?
 Quoting: Forgotten


I have found calcs and sites and profs that say both. I originally said 1 and am just sticking to it out of spite, lol. And the fact that it is more of a poorly written expression than anything, there are good arguments for both, imo.
 Quoting: Patrick Bateman


Link me one please. I cant find a single math website that gives anything besides 9.
 Quoting: Forgotten


I have not searched any online calcs again yet, but here is why I say 1.

6÷2(1+2)
6÷2(3)
6÷6 = 1
Or
6÷2(1+2)
distribute 2(1+2) = 2+4 = 6
6÷6 = 1

Now I understand some will argue you should not distribute first. But according to those using their pedmas that is p, right? Oh, order of ops, lol.

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