Thread: 62(1+2) = ?
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Old April 29th, 2011, 08:04 AM   #70 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by alostpacket View Post
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As soon as you've done this part of your calculation you've assumed the order of operations incorrectly.

Think about it this way, 6 over 2 times 3. This is still written correctly, right?


6
__ (3) = 18/2 = 9
2


You would never multiply the (1+2) to the denominator, that would be like buying an iPhone.
you totally misread what I posted. Cause the part you quoted and said was incorrect is exactly how you would arrive at "9."
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