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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

6÷2(1+2)=?

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  1. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
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    PEMDAS

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    I'll give you a hint to solve such questions: Please (parenthesis) Excuse (exponents) My (multiplication) Dear (division) Aunt (addition) Sally (subtraction) now give it a try :) which will you compute first? ^_^

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    true, but if there is no implicit * symbol, do you expand the formula 2(1+2)? The way it is written, both the 1 and 2 should be multiplied by 2 correct?

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    In essence, wouldn't 2(3) get performed before the division, ONLY because there is no implicit multiplication symbol.

  5. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    2(1+3) is like 2 x (1+3) ^_^ and if you ace division and muliplication, always start from the left

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    if both exist, then start computing from what is found left :)

  7. anonymous
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    2(1+2) is also like 2+4

  8. anonymous
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    is it? I don't think so

  9. anonymous
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    oh wait

  10. anonymous
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    it is LOL!

  11. anonymous
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    there's the problem. without the implicit multiplication symbol, I argue that it is 2+4 and therefore the answer is 1

  12. anonymous
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    lol you can have more than one symbol

  13. anonymous
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    here :\[6 \div 2(1+2) = 6\div 2 \times 3 = 3 \times 3 = 9\]

  14. anonymous
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    like I've said, if you face both multiplcation and division at the same time, compute from left to right ^_^

  15. anonymous
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    shouldn't 6÷2×3 actually be 6 / 2 + 4?

  16. anonymous
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    which case 6 / 6 = 1

  17. anonymous
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    why so? Advise :) try to solve the question as simply as you can instead of complicating it ^_^

  18. anonymous
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    wait, is this question in fraction form?

  19. anonymous
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    no fraction form

  20. anonymous
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    then just compute it from the way I showed u :)

  21. anonymous
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    if I have the formula as y= 6 / x(z+x), then you would simplify to y = 6 / xz + xx. If x = 2 and z = 1, answer would be 1 would it not?

  22. anonymous
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    now that's another story, you don' follow the steps here :)

  23. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    because we simplify

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