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Originally posted by Itop1
already half of you put 9 and half of you put 1, so which is it, 1 or 9?
Originally posted by heavenlysouldier
omg guys...
6/2(2+1)
Parenthesis
Exponentials
Multiplication
Division
Addition
Subtraction...
you do not DIVIDE 6/2 first..
U ADD WHATS IN PARENTHESIS, THEN MULTIPLY BY 2...
This is 3rd grade my friends.. what schools are you going to??
6 divided by [ 2 * (2+1) = 6 ] TOTALS TO 6 divided 6 which in turn equal 1...
thanks
Originally posted by Sly1one
Originally posted by snowspirit
6÷2(1+2)=?
Order of operations: BEDMAS
Brackets
Exponents
Division
Multiplication
Addition
Subtraction
1+2=3
2x3=6
6/6=1edit on 1-5-2011 by snowspirit because: spelling
if division is before multiplication in operation order wouldn't it be
1+2=3
6/2=3
3x3=9?
Originally posted by BillShears
Anyone saying the answer is 9 isn't using the order of operations.
6÷2(1+2)
1+2 = 3
3 x 2 = 6
6/6 = 1
As for the BEDMAS vs. PEMDAS thing, they're the same damn thing. Brackets and parenthesis are the same thing, and division and multiplificaton are interchangeable; you just do whatever comes first. Same thing for addition and subtraction.
Just remember to use your order of operations.
Originally posted by BillShears
Anyone saying the answer is 9 isn't using the order of operations.
6÷2(1+2)
1+2 = 3
3 x 2 = 6
6/6 = 1
As for the BEDMAS vs. PEMDAS thing, they're the same damn thing. Brackets and parenthesis are the same thing, and division and multiplificaton are interchangeable; you just do whatever comes first. Same thing for addition and subtraction.
Just remember to use your order of operations.
Originally posted by chr0naut
reply to post by Itop1
The answer is 1.
Wikipedia link for confirmation
Originally posted by darius2025
6/2(1+2) = 9
www.wolframalpha.com...
6/(2(1+2)) = 1
www.wolframalpha.com...
Originally posted by Iamonlyhuman
This... seems not enough information was given by OP in order to determine the correct answer. Stop arguing.. both sides are correct:
Originally posted by darius2025
6/2(1+2) = 9
www.wolframalpha.com...
6/(2(1+2)) = 1
www.wolframalpha.com...