Thread: 1 or 9

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    1 or 9

    6/2(1+2). Is the answer 1 or 9. Troll face

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    It's.......9

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    9

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    The answer is 1 and now go away.

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    the equation is ambiguous and therefore both 1 and 9.

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    The way you wrote it isn't the greatest.

    6/(2(1+2)) = 1
    But
    (6/2)*(1+2) = 9

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    pedmas or pemdas says:

    parentheses first: 6/2*3
    equations: N/A
    division and multiplication happen at the same step, from left to right, so 6/2 is 3, 3*3 = 9.

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    The answer is 9. My college professor says that you have to use multiplication/division and subtraction/addition from Left to Right!

    Told us PEMD/AS works like this. The bolded letters are grouped together.

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    No need to make pointless troll threads.

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