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Message Subject Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Poster Handle Patrick Bateman
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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.

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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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