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PostedJan 02, 2013 11:02 pm   Last edited by mattywashere on Jan 03, 2013 12:00 am. Edited 1 time in total

Math equation

Can you get it right?
Hey everyone, so today I wanted to see how many people can actually get this equation right.

What is X?




6/2(1+2)= X
or word
Six dived by two parentheses one plus two parentheses equal x.

Rules.
Please show work on how you got the answer.
Make sure you do not post a link on the answer.
Try to figure out the answer without looking it up.
Have fun.


I will put the answer of the post after I have had a few giggles and laughs. Let the math begin.
Thank notsobigjohn79 cause he the one who brought it up in Shoutbox.
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PostedJan 02, 2013 11:19 pm

Re: Math equation

Can you get it right?
mattywashere wrote:
Hey everyone, so today I wanted to see how many people can actually get this equation right.

What is X?

6/2(1+2)= X
or word
Six dived by two parentheses one plus two parentheses equal x.

Rules.
Please show work on how you got the answer.
Make sure you do not post a link on the answer.
Try to figure out the answer without looking it up.
Have fun.


I will put the answer of the post after I have had a few giggles and laughs. Let the math begin.
Thank notsobigjohn79 cause he the one who brought it up in Shoutbox.  


6/ 2(1+2)= x (3)2=6 6/6 =1 x=1
Order of operations. I guess any possible confusion comes from 6/2 instead of 6/ 2(1+2)

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mattywashere

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PostedJan 02, 2013 11:27 pm
Interesting. * Nods head *

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PostedJan 02, 2013 11:55 pm
6/2(1+2) = x

6/2*3=x

6/2 = 3*3 = 9

order of operation division and multiplication from left to right..
-cough- child play.

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PostedJan 02, 2013 11:59 pm
Very Interesting.

Sorbek got 1 and Bee got 9. * nods head *

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PostedJan 03, 2013 12:06 am
order of operations is BIMDAS

B= Brackets = (1+2) = (3)
M= Multiplication = 2(3)= 6
D= Division = 6/6

therefore X=6/6 =1

Elementary, unless it's a trick question to observe one's intelect, i will look into the matter.

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PostedJan 03, 2013 12:28 am
pretty stupid for the one who said 9.. go back to grade 1 LOL

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PostedJan 03, 2013 12:36 am
Hellflame25 wrote:
pretty stupid for the one who said 9.. go back to grade 1 LOL  


that is not stupidity, its just she had a different concept of the order of operations, please think before you type. -we got a troll over here-

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PostedJan 03, 2013 12:37 am
Hellflame25 wrote:
pretty stupid for the one who said 9.. go back to grade 1 LOL  

this thread was made in good fun there is no need to insult people.

and she is right.

the order of operations is parentheses
exponents
then multiplication and division from left to right
then addition and subtraction from left to right

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PostedJan 03, 2013 12:41 am


nuffsaid.
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