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Old April 29th, 2011, 01:53 PM   #90 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DaSchmarotzer View Post
I still think my explanation is less confusing.

62(1+2)

Let's just add brackets to "clarify". I am not changing any operator or priority by doing so.

(6)(2)(1+2)

And since a division is in fact a multiplication of the inverse:

(6)(1/2)(1+2)

And that's 9 no matter the order of the terms.

I like this justification. It is simple and very elegant using division as multiplication of inverse. well played
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