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4X4+4X4+4-4X4=

 
Anonymous Coward
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10/13/2012 12:05 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
Not this shit again.
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10/13/2012 12:18 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
20
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10/13/2012 01:08 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
she says 320 cause "Thats what the calculator says", but I'm guessing basic calculators don't use the order of operations rule.
 Quoting: amywood71605


They do, but the equation is poorly written by someone intentionally attempting to make a mess of mathematical syntax so the calculator will be wrong. They're not foolproof.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 17478519


(4X4)+(4X4) + (4-(4X4))=

(16 + 16 ) + ( -12) =

32 + -12= 20


But if this was apples it would be totally different
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10/13/2012 01:19 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
not this tired old shit again
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10/13/2012 01:41 PM

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"BODMAS"
The correct answer is 20
A string of numbers with various mathematical symbols should be solved in a specific order.
Brackets - Orders of - Division - Multiplication - Addition - Subtraction

Last Edited by Karlos on 10/13/2012 01:42 PM
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10/13/2012 01:52 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
20
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10/13/2012 01:55 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
Windows scientific calculator says 20
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 212949


Bullshit! My Apple scientific calculator says 320.
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10/13/2012 02:37 PM

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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
Why the hell do you 2 need a calculator for that?

Even doing it the wrong way doesn't need one.
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10/13/2012 02:49 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
"BODMAS"
The correct answer is 20
A string of numbers with various mathematical symbols should be solved in a specific order.
Brackets - Orders of - Division - Multiplication - Addition - Subtraction
 Quoting: Karlos

Perfect answer.
Go to the top of the class.thumbsup
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10/13/2012 02:53 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
4*4+4*4+4-4*4
8 8 -8
8+8+4-8
16
16+4-8
20
20-8
12
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
Brackets are not needed.
Order of operators (taught in 5th grade)
[link to www.purplemath.com]

My 11 year old daughter and her friend both got 20, hope the rest of you are embarassed!

4 x 4 + 4 x 4 + 4 - 4 x 4

16 + 16 + 4 - 16 = 20

Would love to put money on this, I could use the cash! Anyone?? Anyone??
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
4*4+4*4+4-4*4
8 8 -8
8+8+4-8
16
16+4-8
20
20-8
12
seal
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 20000097


Did you really multiple 4 x 4 and get 8 ?
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01/05/2013 10:57 PM
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
Dear god, this is the sort of thing about which americans argue nowadays? We're screwed!
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Re: 4X4+4X4+4-4X4=
16 + 16 + 4 - 16 = 20

Your friend is a moran.

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