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How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x

 
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How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

hmmm


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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
9 dumbass
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
multiply by 3, add the 1 and 2 for 3, multiply by 1 and divide by 3 to get x by itself. x = 1
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

hmmm


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X=1
Parenthesis first.
3/1(1+2)
3/1*3
3/3
1
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
6 x 3 = 18 = 9
2 1 2
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dance
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9 or 1... considering two of us have solved it as 1, two different ways, i think its 1.
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

:hmmm:


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 Quoting: DUCM900


X=1
Parenthesis first.
3/1(1+2)
3/1*3
3/3
1
 Quoting: UnmannedAerialPilot


Close but no cigar.

3/1(1+2)
3/1(3)
3(3)
9

If anyone has excel or similar type program can figure this out easy. If not that a fourth grade math book would work as well.
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
6 (1+2) 18 9
- x - = - = - =9
2 1 2 1
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

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3/1(1+2) = x

3/1(3)= x

3/3 = x

1= x
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
Just multiply the 3 by itself to move to the side with x. simplify the problem so you are arent confusing your order of opertions. Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally. Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiply, Divide, Add, Subtract.
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
x=1
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Can't believe people still think it's 1 even after the order of operation was posted. For those people who need links.

[link to mathforum.org]
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Can't believe people still think it's 1 even after the order of operation was posted. For those people who need links.

[link to mathforum.org]
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Uhhhh.... In the order of operations multiplication and division have the same priority Jack you find your answer by going left to right when you come to a situation where you can either divide or multiply.
I can't believe you think you are more intelligent than others.
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
7 hundred galactic billion
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

:hmmm:


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 Quoting: DUCM900


Follow the rules known as the "Order of Operations":

Rule 1: First perform any calculations inside parentheses.
Rule 2: Next perform all multiplications and divisions, working from left to right.
Rule 3: Lastly, perform all additions and subtractions, working from left to right.

3/1(1+2) = x

Perform operations inside parentheses first.

1+2 = 3

so, 3/1(3) = x

Perform multiplication from left to right.

1(3) = 3

so, 3/3 = x

Perform division from left to right.

3/3 = 1

so, x = 1

Here is a link to a page that helps to illustrate how to solve mathematics equations employing the rules known as the "Order of Operations":

[link to www.mathgoodies.com]
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2)=x
3/1(3)=x
3(3)=x
9=x
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Can't believe people still think it's 1 even after the order of operation was posted. For those people who need links.

[link to mathforum.org]
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Uhhhh.... In the order of operations multiplication and division have the same priority Jack you find your answer by going left to right when you come to a situation where you can either divide or multiply.
I can't believe you think you are more intelligent than others.
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You are a 100% correct.

parentheses first

now we have 3/1(3)

Multiplication and division left to right.

Now we have 3(3)

x=9
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2)=x
Start by multiplying both sides by 3 to eliminate some numbers...
You're left with :
1(1+2)=3x
Simplify to :
1(3)=3x
3=3x
Then divide both sides by 3 to get x :
X=1
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Can't believe people still think it's 1 even after the order of operation was posted. For those people who need links.

[link to mathforum.org]
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Uhhhh.... In the order of operations multiplication and division have the same priority Jack you find your answer by going left to right when you come to a situation where you can either divide or multiply.
I can't believe you think you are more intelligent than others.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32358435


You are a 100% correct.

parentheses first

now we have 3/1(3)

Multiplication and division left to right.

Now we have 3(3)

x=9
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Answer is 1.

How are you just removing the slash? You can't just remove the slash.

3/3=1
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

hmmm


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Pffft...easy...3 times the circumference of the X, carry the 1,minus .11.11.11 equals negative 14.547.
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
x = 9. I can´t believe some idiots actually say that x = 1. You divide 3 by 1 before you multiply with the parentheses.
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
the answer should be 1 but it really is 9 that's why algebra sucks.
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x = 9. I can´t believe some idiots actually say that x = 1. You divide 3 by 1 before you multiply with the parentheses.
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because the Order of operations was not followed to get 1.
9 is correct
RAS
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Can't believe people still think it's 1 even after the order of operation was posted. For those people who need links.

[link to mathforum.org]
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Uhhhh.... In the order of operations multiplication and division have the same priority Jack you find your answer by going left to right when you come to a situation where you can either divide or multiply.
I can't believe you think you are more intelligent than others.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32358435


You are a 100% correct.

parentheses first

now we have 3/1(3)

Multiplication and division left to right.

Now we have 3(3)

x=9
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Answer is 1.

How are you just removing the slash? You can't just remove the slash.

3/3=1
 Quoting: Bent


That "slash" is a division sign. I did not just remove it. 3/1=3
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7 hundred galactic billion
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Thats what I got
Never regret anything,for at one time its exactly what you wanted
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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
Parentheses first. Then multiply to get the answer out of parentheses. Then divide.

X=1


And algebra fucking rocks....if you know how to do it.

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Re: How To Solve This Equation? 3/1(1+2) = x
3/1(1+2) = x

YOU tell me please.

:hmmm:


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 Quoting: DUCM900


X=1
Parenthesis first.
3/1(1+2)
3/1*3
3/3
1
 Quoting: UnmannedAerialPilot


Close but no cigar.

3/1(1+2)
3/1(3)
3(3)
9

If anyone has excel or similar type program can figure this out easy. If not that a fourth grade math book would work as well.
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All you Niners are willfully stupid.
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I get 9 but now i like the galactic billion answer
Never regret anything,for at one time its exactly what you wanted
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Uhhhh.... In the order of operations multiplication and division have the same priority Jack you find your answer by going left to right when you come to a situation where you can either divide or multiply.
I can't believe you think you are more intelligent than others.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32358435


You are a 100% correct.

parentheses first

now we have 3/1(3)

Multiplication and division left to right.

Now we have 3(3)

x=9
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Answer is 1.

How are you just removing the slash? You can't just remove the slash.

3/3=1
 Quoting: Bent


That "slash" is a division sign. I did not just remove it. 3/1=3
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


ah I see what you did. Your answer is incorrect.
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You are a 100% correct.

parentheses first

now we have 3/1(3)

Multiplication and division left to right.

Now we have 3(3)

x=9
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


Answer is 1.

How are you just removing the slash? You can't just remove the slash.

3/3=1
 Quoting: Bent


That "slash" is a division sign. I did not just remove it. 3/1=3
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32269532


ah I see what you did. Your answer is incorrect.
 Quoting: Bent

Put it in excel or a calculator. Or take 3 apples and divide them amongst yourself. How many apples do you have?

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