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math problem help 2016-02-05 15:10:19 Post No. 26270254

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Wondering if any high school graduates or college could help me solve this problem that i found on my facebook but nobody know sthe answer. i think its 12, but some other commenters who i dont know think 31, 14, 13, or 120

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>>26270254

(1x0) + (12) = 12.

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There are no operators between rows. I don't think it's possible to solve in one number.

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>>26270304

How's that common core working out for you.

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>>26270304

Look up order of operations, mate

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>>26270304

Ooh, didn't notice that. Good one.

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>>26270361

>>26270304

The answer is 12, by the way

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1 added to 11 other ones = 12 you have to multiply by itself because of the Double part of PEMDAS, then add the one 12 x 12 = 84 + 1 = 85 then the zero you have to multiply with the original 12 to get zero so add it it remains 85

and op i did get a ged so technically high school graduate

>tfw in the top 10% able to get it right

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>>26270391

ok, well im about to make my first facebook comment in years to look smart so if you really do have a ged guess i can trust you

im copying and pasting your work btw kek

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>>26270339

>>26270361

>>26270385

THERE ARE NO SIGNS BETWEEN THE ROWS THATS LITERALLY WHAT HE SAID HOW CAN YOU NOT SEE THAT

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1+1+1+1+11+1+1+1+11+1x0+1=30

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>>26270304

>>26270448

This, the problem is unsolvable because the problem is vague

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>>26270481

but if its unsolvable how do 90 % get it wrong?

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>>26270461

Oh yes, I havent thought of it this way

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>>26270448

The normal "I'm smarter than you!" attitude. When pointed out wrong, they will enter angry denial mode.

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It boils down to

5

5

2=?

I guess 2 is the answer.

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>>26270448

Because they're in rows labeled in a way that it shows you're supposed to do it left to right (based on where the equals sign is).

The format is not less clear because it's in columns due to the spacing issue.

If it was not meant to be added left to right as one long equation the "=" would be in a different place.

This is something you should have learned long before 8th grade.

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Am I really dumb because I keep getting 1

like (12x0) + 1 = 1

I wasn't good at math in school

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>>26270503

10% don't answer, and therefore can't get it wrong

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>>26270254

Depends on how you interpret the row breaks.

If if is simplified down to (5)(5)(1+0+1), the answer is 50.

2 could also be a valid answer. It is deliberately vague to cause confusion, and such equation would never be used in the real world.

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>>26270585

You're not doing the order or operations correctly is why. You should always do multiplication before addition in an equation written like this.

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>>26270684

order of operations

Parentheses

Eddition

Multiplicashion

Division

Ascertain the context

Subtract

i see nothing wrong with what he did

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>>26270722

Are you serious? You've got it right there and you're still doing it wrong.

He did the wrong order when he added up 12 different parts of the equation before he did the multiplication, which comes before addition in the order of operations.

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this is more aboot how fucked your school teachers taught you

most taught say 1+0=1 or 1x0=1, anything with a zero equals the original number

just goes to show you how fucked the school system is.

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>>26270722

Oh, clever. I didn't notice you replaced exponents with an incorrectly spelled addition.

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I thought /r9k/ would be better than this. The numbers aren't connected.

1+1+1+1+1 = 5

1+1+1+1+1 = 5

1+1x = 1 + 1x

The last part is all that matters. 0+1 = 1.

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>>26270825

1 + 1x 0 + 1 = 2 + 1x 0

I think that 1x 0 means 1 X times zero so

2 + 1x 0 = 2

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>>26270254

Everyboddy is dumb butt me!

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(1+1+1+1+1) (1+1+1+1+1) (1+1x 0 + 1)

(5) (5) (0+2)

(5x5) (2)

25x2

50

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12~~blragfargidarg~~

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>>26270254

It's obviously 30:

1+1+1+1+11+1+1+1+11+1*0+1

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>>26270722

>Eddition

>Multiplicashion

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The answer is 26, their is no symbol in between the rows, which imply multiplication.

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