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terenzreignzBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Looking to start a fight? :P
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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Lets start a discussion with embasement! hahaha
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terenzreignzBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'll agree with @sarah43 on this one. Wait for the haters :P
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sarah43Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
loll. haters gonna hate :)
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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but that means multiplication has priority over division. Is that algorithmically right?
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HannaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1343445503313:dw just type it in google....itll solve it
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sarah43Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
paranthesis first dw:1343445601763:dw dw:1343445645556:dw
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HannaTBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh sry error in calculation xD ur right sara
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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but it could be parenthesis first, then division, then multiplication. (3+9)=12 48/2=24 24*12=288
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terenzreignzBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It 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?
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sarah43Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
no 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
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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but which one is correct according to mathematics? or both answers are?
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sarah43Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
u 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
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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So that's a convention? (PEMDAS)
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terenzreignzBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let'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 :)
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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My 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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seidi.yamautiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/48293
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