Thread: 62(1+2) = ?
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Old May 3rd, 2011, 08:31 PM   #165 (permalink)
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9

I did that shit in my head....

The answer to the problem depends on how it's written and in this case...
6/2(1+2)
6 / 2 * 3
3*3
9

You always do math left to right, like reading a book, or this post. Always solve for whats in parentheses first. Then solve ops like square roots & powers. Then solve muliplication & division, left to right. Then addition & subtraction, left to right.

It's not phrased "6 / 2 + (1 + 2)" so how you get anything but "9" is beyond me.
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