## Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ? | |

Anonymous Coward User ID: 32057798 Canada 01/18/2013 06:25 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | Anyone who argues against this being the correct answer is simply an idiot. This is 5th or 6th grade stuff. Quoting: Anonymous Astrophysicist 1242316 You're fucking idiot because there are no variables in the equation. Please stay in canada, we already have our share of retards Quoting: Anonymous Astrophysicist 1242316 I find this rather ironic. Anyway, go back and read about the last 7 pages. |

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An Ordinary Greek User ID: 32501508 Greece 01/18/2013 07:23 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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. [link to i45.tinypic.com] |

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CitizenperthFUKUSHIMA, GLPTARD 24/7/365 User ID: 32253509 Australia 01/18/2013 07:29 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 9 It's life as we know it, but only just. My Fukushima Site: [link to citizenperth.wordpress.com] sic ut vos es vos should exsisto , denego alius vicis facio vos change , exsisto youself , proprie GLP's best Fuku thread: Thread: *** Fukushima *** and other nuclear-----updates and links twitter: @citizenperth “If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I would use the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I knew the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.” - Albert Einstein |

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DUCM900User ID: 32502191 Italy 01/18/2013 07:35 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | Really? Try to put outside the 2 value from its own single parenthesis out the whole one. 6/((2)¹+(2)²) = xwhat do you get? . Last Edited by IWASTHERE on 01/18/2013 08:46 AM |

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ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:23 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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... Quoting: I found this as well... this guy is not my friend. 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 Last Edited by Forgotten on 01/18/2013 08:24 AM Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:31 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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... Quoting: I found this as well... this guy is not my friend. 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 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. Last Edited by Forgotten on 01/18/2013 08:33 AM Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 08:32 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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... Quoting: I found this as well... this guy is not my friend. 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 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. Forgotten I posted some over a year ago... |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:36 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | I found this as well... this guy is not my friend. 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 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. Forgotten I posted some over a year ago... Patrick Bateman Edit: Found it Last Edited by Forgotten on 01/18/2013 08:37 AM Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 08:38 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | ...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 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. Forgotten I posted some over a year ago... Patrick Bateman I would love to see one. I tried to search the history. Can you point me to your posting? Forgotten I'll look, probably was not logged in. I got 1 on more than one handheld calculator as well. |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:38 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Quoting: [link to www.wolframalpha.com] [link to answers.yahoo.com] [link to www.youtube.com] Patrick Bateman When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9? [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 08:39 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | ...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 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. Forgotten I posted some over a year ago... Patrick Bateman Edit: Found it Forgotten Sweet. |

Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 08:40 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Quoting: [link to www.wolframalpha.com] [link to answers.yahoo.com] [link to www.youtube.com] Patrick Bateman When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9? [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Forgotten Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1. |

Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 08:41 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Quoting: [link to www.wolframalpha.com] [link to answers.yahoo.com] [link to www.youtube.com] Patrick Bateman When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9? [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Forgotten Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1. Patrick Bateman Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol. |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:42 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | [link to www.wolframalpha.com] [link to answers.yahoo.com] [link to www.youtube.com] Patrick Bateman When I got to that site, and plug in the equation, I get 9? [link to www.wolframalpha.com] Forgotten Lol, that is funny, which one? It def used to say 1. Patrick Bateman Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol. 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. 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? Last Edited by Forgotten on 01/18/2013 08:44 AM Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 08:45 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | Ha, it is giving me 6 now, lol. 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? 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. |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:45 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | I found this as well... this guy is not my friend. 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 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. Forgotten Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:46 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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? 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. Patrick Bateman Link me one please. I cant find a single math website that gives anything besides 9. Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:51 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | [link to img255.imageshack.us] From Patrick's website. Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 08:58 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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? Last Edited by Forgotten on 01/18/2013 08:59 AM Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

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ForgottenUser ID: 1448291 United States 01/18/2013 09:02 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | The divide symbol is represented by the slash (/). Quoting: 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 Bent 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? Forgotten I found this as well... this guy is not my friend. 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 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. Forgotten Forgotten: Reach me at admin@TheGoldenRuleNow.org |

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Patrick BatemanUser ID: 32018985 United States 01/18/2013 09:03 AM Report Abusive Post Report Copyright Violation | 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? 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. Patrick Bateman Link me one please. I cant find a single math website that gives anything besides 9. 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. Last Edited by Patrick Bateman on 01/18/2013 09:04 AM |

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