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mason

  • 5 years ago

6÷2(1+2)=

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  1. anonymous
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    1

  2. anonymous
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    This meme needs to die. Also it's not 1.

  3. anonymous
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    why is it not 1?

  4. anonymous
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    Because order of operations. \[6\div 2(1+2) = 6\div2(3) =3(3)\] Multiplication and division is from left to right, not right to left

  5. anonymous
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    Or if you prefer: \[6\div 2(1+2) = 6\div 2(3) = 6 \div 2\times 3 = 3 \times 3 = 9\]

  6. anonymous
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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=Divide [6%2C2%281%2B2%29]

  7. anonymous
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    polpak is correct

  8. anonymous
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    nope, wolfram alpha begs to differ.

  9. anonymous
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    You parsed it incorrectly.

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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=Divide [2%2C3]

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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=6+%2F+2+%281%2B2%29

  12. anonymous
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    Try again.

  13. anonymous
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    okay, you are right. I tried it in google. and it gives 9.

  14. anonymous
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    I do not understand the argument abt left or right

  15. anonymous
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    in a series of operations, division is to be carried out first and then multiplication as per BODMAS

  16. anonymous
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    no, they both have equal weight from left-to-right.

  17. anonymous
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    http://www.mathsisfun.com/operation-order-bodmas.html

  18. anonymous
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_operations

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