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# restore my faith in humanity

6÷2(1+2)=
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by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Which is three and then the order of operation goes division then multiplication So you have

6/2(1+2) Which then if you follow the order of operations is

6/2*(3) so then

6/2=3

So you get 3*3 which is 9

Quoting SaGe_Ed:

order of operations.  Do whats inside the parentheses first.

Quoting Anonymous:

How are you guys getting 1?

by Anonymous 7 on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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I am a math teacher and the correct answer is 9 ! I am glade I am the one who is teaching your children math! You should have all learnd how to do this in fourth grade!

by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:26 PM
Lol. I don't eat it!!

Quoting deputygirls28:

Bacon is so gross!!!

1

Quoting edelweiss23:

Bacon

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by Silver Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:26 PM

9. oh crap, i'm bad at math... lol. I got one at first, but if m/d are in the same category, then it's 9 :) I'm REALLY bad at math....

by Ruby Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:26 PM
6÷2(1+2)
6÷2(3)
6÷6
=1

Quoting Anonymous:

How are you guys getting 1?

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by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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You do the division first and then the multiplcation

Quoting Snapdragon88:

6÷2(1+2)
6÷2(3)
6÷6
=1

Quoting Anonymous:

How are you guys getting 1?

by Ruby Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Lol, yep.

Quoting Anonymous:

I am a math teacher and the correct answer is one! I am glade I am the one who is teaching your children math! You should have all learnd how to do this in fourth grade!

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by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:27 PM
9
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by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:27 PM

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by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:28 PM

oops, I was wrong.  It is 9.  Solve the parentheses first, so now it's 6/2*3.  Then solve.  Since multiplication and division take place in the same tier of the order of operations you can simply move from left to right in the equation.  So 6/2 is 3, and then 3*3 is 9.  :)

Quoting SaGe_Ed:

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