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Goten77
 3 years ago
simple order of operations question.... problem is that ive heard 2 stories
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Goten77
 3 years ago
simple order of operations question.... problem is that ive heard 2 stories question below

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Goten77
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know order of operations is par thesis 1st... so it becomes \[6\div 2(3)\] but then isnt it multiplication 1st then division? or arent they on the same level? or does that parenthesis around the 3 make any change?.... ive heard stories now

hba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We can follow, PEMDAS or BODMAS.

hba
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0BODMAS means Bracket of division multiplication addition and subtraction.

Goten77
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so basically \[6\div 2(3) = 6\div 2 \times 3\]

Goten77
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the parenthesis around 3 has no effect?

Goten77
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well since what your saying is true * i believe* that means on a old question on here some1 told me a different story and i didnt feel like arguing .... but yes he obviously told them wrong but oh well.. just making sure

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when you have only multiplications and division, the order of evaluation is from left to right. and a(b) is ecactly same as a*b.

Goten77
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what i thought @hartnn but this guy said it was multiplication then division..... and i knew it had to b wrong

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1multiplication and division have exactly equal priorities.
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