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Message Subject Math: 6÷2(1+2) = ?
Poster Handle Anonymous Coward
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Look at what was typed in the search field... exactly like the original equation.

 Quoting: Forgotten

Look at what the search field was CHANGED to in the very next step. Those programs know how to handle variables via juxtaposition but the minute you add parentheses, it parses the coefficient away from them.
Software programs treat 2n and 2(n) differently.

There is your answer. You make keep asking, but I am sure most of them are programmed similarly, and that will not change.

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 Quoting: Wolfram|Alpha

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