Thread: 6÷2(1+2) = ? View Single Post
January 6th, 2013, 02:51 PM   #267 (permalink)
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 Originally Posted by funpig a ÷ b = c a = dividend or numerator, or 6 b = divisor or denominator, 2(1+3) or 6 c = quotient, 6/6 or 1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Division_(mathematics)
That would be true if 2(1+3) was the denominator. However the actual denominator is only the 2. making it {6/2}(1+3). Trust the professor
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