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# Exercise for the mind

Posted by on Mar. 3, 2013 at 1:23 AM
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Hoping everyone will chime in on this one.

by on Mar. 3, 2013 at 1:23 AM
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by Fabulous Sandy on Mar. 3, 2013 at 3:02 AM

it's D

by lyn on Mar. 3, 2013 at 10:08 PM

d

by Maple on Mar. 3, 2013 at 11:56 PM

by Fabulous Sandy on Mar. 4, 2013 at 2:07 AM

7+7 = 14 divided by 7 = 2 + 7 = 9 9 x 7 = 63 - take away 7 = 56

by Maple on Mar. 4, 2013 at 7:48 AM

7 + ( 7 / 7 ) + ( 7 x 7 ) - 7 =  50

7   +      1       +     49   -  7   =  50

8            +     49   -   7   =  50

57          - 7        =   50

50 = 50

In mathematics and computer programming, the order of operations (sometimes called operator precedence) is a rule used to clarify which procedures should be performed first in a given mathematical expression.

by Competent Carol on Mar. 4, 2013 at 9:11 AM

7+(7/7)+(7X7)-7=

7+ 1 + 49 -7=

8ã7= 50

C= the order of operations,

by on Mar. 5, 2013 at 2:15 AM

C

by Fabulous Trainee on Mar. 22, 2013 at 7:28 PM

I am not good at math.I took my chances the answer is d:56.

by Fabulous Trainee on Jun. 29, 2014 at 12:49 PM

I just did this on facebook, even showing my work, the correct answer is D: 56

by Maple on Jun. 29, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Glad to see so many of you participated in this.  Unfortunately, FB does not tend to provide the correct answers and we are divided between C and D.  I will consult my mathemeticians in the family to confirm, but pretty sure it is C.