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anonymous
 5 years ago
Hi, here is the problem: is the answer 1 or 9? to this: 6/2(1+2)
anonymous
 5 years ago
Hi, here is the problem: is the answer 1 or 9? to this: 6/2(1+2)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is 1, use the order of operations. A good way of remembering it is the acronym P.E.M.D.A.S. which stands for parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's what i think too... but we are debating that you do mult and div from left to right after the parentheses.. LOL so it would be 3 X 3 making 9... not 6 divided by 6 to get 1.. we shall see! thanks!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, you always do multiplication before division

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, sorry, it is left to right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol... see? that's what keeps happening ...i sticking with the answer of 1... thanks

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here, look at this site  http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol7/order_operations.html
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