# 6÷2(1+2)= ?

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1. ### MrSmithNewbie

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What answers do you guys get?

9 or 1?

2. ### bibiriscaJunior Member

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Absolutely 1

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4. ### breakpointRegistered Member

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I would think 1

6/2(3)
6/6

5. ### Pluto \$crillionsRegistered Member

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What? Def 9. I don't understand how you can get 1.

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Here it goes hah

I say 1 too, but hey...Someone will come out with BODMAS rule > * math laws and say 9.

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This is elementary. Plus google will do the dam problem for you if you type it in the search bar. NOOOOOBS

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yeah this is useless in the real world

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parentheses first - 6/2(1+2)
now multiplication 2x3 - 6/2(3)
division - 6/6

10. ### Pluto \$crillionsRegistered Member

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I thought division had the same priority in the order of operations haha, math never really was my thing unless its dollars and cents.

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math101 =1

12. ### dalcacio2007Registered Member

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you have to use order of operations
Parenthesis
Exponents
Multiplication/Division

Therefore
6/2(1+2) = 6/2(3)
Now we're left with multiplications and divisions which have the same priority, so we solve from left to right
6/2 = 3
3 * 3 = 9

13. ### dalcacio2007Registered Member

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Nope, after solving the parenthesis all of them have the same priority therefore it ends up
6/2*3
then we solve from left to right, because division and multiplication have the same priority, therefore it is 9

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Say you had a / b(c)

How did you suddenly get a/b * c when it should have been 'a / bc' ?

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I've looked at this very carefully for some time now, and I think you'll find the correct answer is I don't give a fuck

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First of all you need to open the bracket. Basic BODMASS rule applies here.
6/2(1+2)
6/2+4
6/6

Remember 2(1+2) is one part and therefore (1+2) needs to get multiplied by 2 instead of adding 1+2 and then multiplying it with the remainder of 6/2

HIDAYAKUMULLAH

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