Godlike Productions - Conspiracy Forum
Users Online Now: 2,532 (Who's On?)Visitors Today: 797,501
Pageviews Today: 1,185,633Threads Today: 319Posts Today: 7,119
10:51 AM


Back to Forum
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
Back to Thread
REPORT ABUSIVE REPLY
Message Subject Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Poster Handle Anonymous Coward
Post Content
Fascinating. Wikipedia <3

So where does it say I should put the denominator 2(1+2) up there with the numerator 6?
 Quoting: Syrius


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 [1]. You should force the ordering by removing the ambiguity from the expression
 
Please verify you're human:




Reason for reporting:



News