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mason
 5 years ago
6÷2(1+2)=
mason
 5 years ago
6÷2(1+2)=

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This meme needs to die. Also it's not 1.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because 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

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or if you prefer: \[6\div 2(1+2) = 6\div 2(3) = 6 \div 2\times 3 = 3 \times 3 = 9\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=Divide [6%2C2%281%2B2%29]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope, wolfram alpha begs to differ.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You parsed it incorrectly.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, you are right. I tried it in google. and it gives 9.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do not understand the argument abt left or right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in a series of operations, division is to be carried out first and then multiplication as per BODMAS

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, they both have equal weight from lefttoright.
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