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Message Subject Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
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I know the truth really hurts, and accepting you are wrong is something on one is willing to do, because everyone behind a keyboard is right. Read the following; any one of them. You CAN read, can't you?
Yes, but you didn't do step 1. So before anyone else says "Wrong" you may want to actually read something and educate yourself, and then prove ALL of the following references incorrect.

See below:
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"We use the distributive property to help us find a way around the order of operations while still being sure that we keep the value of the expression."

Distribute to REMOVE parentheses [link to www.algebra.com]

Get Rid of parentheses with Distribution:

If there is some factor multiplying the parentheses, then the only way to get rid of the parentheses is to multiply using the distributive law.

"When simplifying expressions with parentheses, you will be applying the Distributive Property." -purplemath
These guys got it right, they use "Parentheses" in the order of operations to require Distributive Property.
Ref: Purplemath

The Distributive Property in ALgebra:
The Distributive Property is handy to help you get rid of parentheses.
a(b + c) = ab + ac