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anonymous
 3 years ago
It's been on the web since a while
48÷2(9+3)=?
anonymous
 3 years ago
It's been on the web since a while 48÷2(9+3)=?

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terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Looking to start a fight? :P

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1343445281200:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lets start a discussion with embasement! hahaha

terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'll agree with @sarah43 on this one. Wait for the haters :P

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0loll. haters gonna hate :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but that means multiplication has priority over division. Is that algorithmically right?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1343445503313:dw just type it in google....itll solve it

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0paranthesis first dw:1343445601763:dw dw:1343445645556:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh sry error in calculation xD ur right sara

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but it could be parenthesis first, then division, then multiplication. (3+9)=12 48/2=24 24*12=288

terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It all boils down to whether you think a÷b(c + d) = a÷(bc + bd) or = (a/b)(c+d) In other words, if you treat this division as a fraction, is (9+3) in the numerator or denominator?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no u cannot do 48/2 cuz u have to distribute the 2 first. i made a mistake like this b4 and this is what the teacher told me. the 2 has to be distributed so u have 2*12=24 THEN divide by 48 to get 2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but which one is correct according to mathematics? or both answers are?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u have to use PEMDAS order of operations Paranthesis Exponents Multiplication Division Addition Subtration mulitplication comes first so according to the rules of operations that is what u would do

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So that's a convention? (PEMDAS)

terenzreignz
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let's boil it down... Since (9+3) is enclosed in parentheses, they are but one term. Therefore, let x = (9+3) Then your expression becomes 48÷2x Since 2x = 2(9+3) = 24, 48÷2x = 48÷24 = 2 There :)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My friend told me the right answer is 288. He went trough that discussion, but came up with the idea of testing the problem on machines, since they need to follow a convention (that was his way of thinking). When I asked him, he was like "obviously it is 288!" And indeed, even google says it is 288. . ., because u need to see 48/2 as one number, and (3+9) as another (numerator). Or, in other way, multiplication has the same priority as division, so in the case of this problem, u just solve from left to right. Remembering there's no difference in doing (+) first or () first when you have an basic equation, such as a+bcd+e (just to say + has no priority over ). What do you think?
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