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Message Subject Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Poster Handle Patrick Bateman
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If you think the equation should = 9 then it should look like this:

(6/2)(1+2)=

3*3 =9

but we have:

6/2(1+2)=

6/6 =1

because you do the sum in the bracket first.

So the answer is 1.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 26789708


Correct.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 29086850


INCORRECT.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32110288


It is a poorly written problem in the least needs an extra set of parentheses to get the desired answer.
 
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