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Will /b/ be retarded today?

The stories and information posted here are artistic works of fiction and falsehood.
Only a fool would take anything posted here as fact.

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Will /b/ be retarded today?
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>>717145506
This
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>>717145426
posting this stupid shit over and over is retarded on its own
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>>717145426
9 or am i stupid?
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>>717145426
>green
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>>717145426
uno
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Gotta remember the Backwards Rule. In math, you do the opposite of how you read, so you work from right to left. 2 + 1 = 3. 3 x 2 = 6. 6/6 = 0.
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>>717145426
2/3
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>>717146391
Wouldnt it be 1
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>>717146147
Stupid
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>>717146477

no because it's the 4th week in the month and you have to subtract 1 from the answer.
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>>717146391
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People see a division sign and freak the fuck out. Turn it into a fraction. Put everything left of the division sign on top, everything on the right on bottom.
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>>717146147
No, that's correct.
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>>717146979
Are you fucking stupid?
Its 0
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protip, inside parans first. then multiply. then divide. then play in traffic.
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>>717146391
there is nothing right about this at all
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>>717145506
This
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You're all wrong. The answer is "an equation".
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>>717147270

fuck you you don't know what the fuck you're talking about you faggot fuck
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>>717146561
very true
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>>717146391
I can't tell if this is shitty b8 or just autism
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>>717146641
That's not how division works.

>>717147056
Order of operations, retard. Parenthesis, then multiplication and division left to right.
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>>717145426
6/2=3 3(1+2)=6
fucking idiots
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PEMDAS is a terrible way to remember it

The correct order for this shit:
1. Parenthesis
2. Exponents
3. Multiplication AND Division from LEFT TO RIGHT
4. Addition AND Subtraction from LEFT TO RIGHT

The answer is 9.

>Type it into google faggots
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>>717147559
that makes way too much sense
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>>717147529
oh no
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>>717147559
You're wrong, faggot. When you type it into google it thinks (6/2)*3
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It's 1

1+2=3

the three is next to the 2, so 3 x 2 = 6. 6 can go into 6 one time.

>>717146391
>>717147056

Six goes into 6, ONE time, not 0!
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>>717145426
9
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The answer is 0 you retards.
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>>717147529

haha
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>>717148076
oh i get it.....
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>>717147992
>When you type it into google it thinks (6/2)*3
Because that's correct, dipshit
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>>717145506
This
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It's zero.
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>>717147559
I never understood the obsession with acronyms as a substitute for understanding a process.

There are people that will murder each other over what they were taught it was, PEDMAS PEMDAS BEDMAS BEMDAS BOMDAS Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, its all the same useless shit and while everyone was patting themselves on the back for remembering these mnemonics they forgot to learn what the order of operations actually is and why it is that way.

There are people, god damned adults that will swear up and down they never knew multiplication and division were considered the same priority or that addition and subtraction were the same priority as read from left to right.
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>>717148001
>Six goes into 6, ONE time, not 0!

Another idiot seems to have forgotten which week we are in. 4th week of a month you always always always subtract an extra 1 from your answer.
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>>717145426
Benedict Cumberbatch
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Fucking retards
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Shit, it's 9. I learned something from /b/ somehow
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>>717148562
Find your teacher and ask them why they failed to teach you grade school maths.
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GOD DAMMIT USE SOHCAHTOA
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>>717145506
Yup
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>>717148789
Right away. It's not that I wasn't taught correctly, I just get confused in math problems.
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>>717147992
Which is 9 you retard
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>>717148959
It's not a math problem. Its an operation problem. Do you regularly put your pants on before your underware? Is wearing your underware over your pants the same as wearing them under your pants?

You are either severely retarded or you were taught poorly.
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9, it's simple pemdas
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>>717149229
Eh, probably both.
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>>717148076
It's still wrong. It's not 6/2 it's 6/x(1+2)
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>>717148805
SMBC's worst comic. A comic about learning and social growth that is delivered by a student writing about what they just learned who is telling people that are just learning about something to not talk about it because it hurts his feelings.

Trash tier.
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>>717149588

your face is trash tier faggot
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>>717149427
Where x=2
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>>717149670
I love this meme.
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>>717145426
For all the fags thinking it's 9
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_operations
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>>717149670

>>717149427
>>717149665
I was being serious. It's 1. Learn to maths.
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>>717149653
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>>717149939
Reroll for quads
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>>717149653
That may be so but it is still an anti-intellectual strip in a self proclaimed intellectual comic.

It was as bad as XKCD's "I'm with HER" comic telling people to go out and vote for an unqualified criminal for president because he doesn't like trump. That is not the smart thing to do. It's not what a smart person with an audience should be promoting.
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9 you cunts
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>>717150252
1
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>>717150252
>>717150314
1
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>>717150252
>>717150314
>>717150487
DIAL 911!
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>>717147559
Looks like someone paid attention in middle school then just said fuck it after they got to algebra. The answer is 1 because of the distributive property, solving the parens correctly requires you to distribute the values attached to the parens, in this case the 2, then solve parens, and continue on from there.
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>>717150581
Drrr
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>>717150252
Just to back up my result

6÷3*(1+3)

Use pemdas, multiplication and division have sam priority so go from left to right

6÷2*(1+2)
3*3
9

Not hard, just half of you are autists
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>>717147559
Multiplication of parenthesis goes before regular multiplication and division
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>>717146391
>6/6=0
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>>717148001
moron
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>>717150581
The distributive property specifically states that when multiplying an equation in brackets, the brackets bust me solved first. This is completely in line with the normal order of operations.
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Step 1. Simplify 1+2 to 3
6÷2×3

Step 2. Simplify 6÷2 to 3
3×3

Step 3. Simplify
9

The answer is 9
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>>717145426
answer is as irrelevant as the op is
>maths is for other people to care about.
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>>717151068
Why are you dividing the 6 by 2? What if the problem was 6 ÷ 2A? Would you still only divide 6 by 2? OK good night, answer is 1
>>717150581
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>>717148543
Sorry, your calculator is wrong. Use PEMDAS.
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>>717145506
This

/thread
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>>717151068
Why did you divide first?
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>>717151112
No it doesn't dipshit
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>>717152256
Are you retarded? What do you think the P in PEMDAS stand for?
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>>717152532
Parenthesis, Exponent, Multiply, Divide, Add, Subtract. Were you schooled well? Because math isn't your best subject.
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>>717152496
No
>>717151732
This
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>>717152539
PARENTHESIS
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okay what i remember from school was to sort the brackets out first then the others and multiply by each other. 1+2 = 3, 6/2 = 3, 3x3 =9
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To anyone getting the answer 9 you are very nearly right and I can explain why you are wrong.

You have followed the order of operations correctly as it is written, however, solving a bracket or parenthesis does not just mean solving the equation within it, it also requires you to solve the multiplication associated with the parenthesis. Remember 2(1+2) means 2 x (1+2). This type of multiplication is considered as solving the parenthesis, not regular multiplication.

If you would like a word problem to give you a real world example we can create one for the equation.

6 / 2(1+2)

You are delivering newspapers, You have been given the exact number you need to finish your route. There are two semi-detached houses left and each one has 2 mailboxes and one mail slot. How many newspapers go into each one?

The answer is 1. In the parenthesis the 1 refers to the 1 mail slot in a door, the 2 refers to the two mailboxes on the wall. Out side the parenthesis there is the number 2 which indicates that there are two semi-detached houses with the exact same mail box configuration. 6 is the number of newspapers you have that need to be distributed.

Don't feel bad, this is a public school failing, not your own.
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9...
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>>717146147
9 is correct using PEMDAS, which should always be used unless the source of the problem explicitly says so.
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You said b twice
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>>717145426
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>>717152779
Everything INSIDE parenthesis is solved first
Exponents are solved second
Multiplication and Division are of equal priority, and are solved third
Addition and Subtraction are of equal priority, and are solved last

Get your shit right before you argue online. Look it up anywhere.
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>>717152819
Yeah, that means you calculate what's in the parenthesis first
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>>717152887
This is wrong. You do not multiply outside the brackets until the third step.
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it's 1. to all the people who can't read its PEMMMMMMMMMMMDDDDDDDDDDDAS. I took regents math. i got this. trust me. im a doctor
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>>717153030
>INSIDE
That is where you are wrong. The parenthesis are solved completely which means solving the inner equation and then the multiplication associated with it if there is any.
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Ok so we all know the first thing you do is add 3 and 1. Now this is where most make a mistake. You don't multiply 2 by 3, because you're supposed to go from left to right when your left with multiplication and division so it'd be 6/2*3 which equals 9.
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>>717153225
Where did you learn this false information?
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>>717153151
The multiplication of 2(1+2) is intrinsic to the parenthesis. It is considered part of solving the parenthesis not generic multiplication to be done in the division/multiplication stage.
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>>717152887
No
https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=6%2F2(1%2B2)

https://www.symbolab.com/solver/step-by-step/%5Cfrac%7B6%7D%7B2%7D%5Cleft(1%2B2%5Cright)

http://www.quickmath.com/#c=simplify_algstepssimplify&v187=6%2F2(1%2B2)
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>>717153030
Everything INSIDE parenthesis is solved backwards
Exponents are colored red
Multiplication and Division are of equal priority , but multiplication is better
Addition is multiplied by subtraction, and is solved last

ypu obviously don't know what you are talking about. Research before saying false shit
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>>717153165
You should get fired
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>>717151732
>6÷2×3
That is not what is written. You added the multiplication symbol yourself and mucked it up.

Depending on the formula's intention, space between the 2 & parenthesis has an implied priority. If it was 2*(1+2), then you'd be correct. PEMDAS is not used all the time. There is no right way to do math. In most of the computer code I write, the answer is 1 because of the implied multiplication priority of sticking two objects together with no symbol. I'd have to vote for the answer being 1. If it was written differently, then I'd say it was 9. I think google's calculator is nonstandard.
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>>717152539
Fucking thank you. Parenthesis and anything associate with the parenthesis comes first dumb fucks
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>>717153413
This. I find it easier to understand when I think of 2 (1+2) as 2X
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>>717153884
Anything before an parenthesis you multiply with what's inside the parenthesis.
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>>717153352
>>717153515

It isn't false information. It is a simple application of logic. Re-read the word problem and you will understand why the equation is written the way it is and why solving parenthesis includes its own multiplication.

PEDMAS is a grade school mnemonic acronym to help children understand the basics of the order of operation. At that level of education they never give a problem to be solved that have multiplications tied to a parenthesis, they just add in parentheses between addition and subtraction.

If you are still confused ask yourself why the equation was written this way and apply a real world application. The multiplication of 2 and the parenthesis is intrinsic and they can not be arbitrarily separated without incorrectly affecting the outcome.

Using the example of the word problem from before, the order of operations as you understand them asks you to count the number of mailboxes and mail slots, then divide the 6 newspapers between the two semi detached houses and then multiply the number of newspapers by the number of mailboxes and mail slots.

Obviously that outcome makes no sense. It is a simple way of demonstrating that the form of the equation is not arbitrary. If the parentheses have a multiplication associated with them, it must be calculated immediately after solving for the equation within them.
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>>717151975
Well. . .yes. Which leaves you with 3a. Then you sub in (1 + 2) for a. which becomes 3(1 + 2). Which is 3(3). Which is 9.
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>>717145426
9
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>>717152887
hahaha this faggot
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>>717145426
Never not retarto
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2(3)=6
6/6=1
[1]
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You faggots need wolfram alpha
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>>717145426
you've got a standard operator in the same formula as a juxtapositional multiplier. This is lazy notation, and any undergrad who still thinks PEMDAS rules all will get confused. The correct answer is 1. Because a juxtapositional multiplier is technically part of the parenthetical operation.

tl;dr the real answer is 1
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>>717145426
The answer is obviously 1
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>>717151068
PEMDAS doesn't take into account juxtapositional operators
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>>717154654
The problem as it is written is 6÷2(1+2) , the ÷ cannot be substituted with a fraction bar because they have different ranks on the order of operations. It is an illegal math move to do this. The bar ranks with parentheses, ÷ is interchangeable with *. therefore the problem must be solved as 6÷2(1+2) NOT 6 (over) 2(1+2) we do the parentheses first, so 6÷2(3), the parentheses are now no longer relevant, because the number inside is in it's simplest form. Every single number has implied parentheses around it.
6÷2(3)
(6) ÷(2)(3)
6÷2*3,
or even converting the division to multiplication by a reciprocal (a legal math move)
(6)(1 (over) 2)(3)
are all correct ways to write this problem and mean exactly the same thing. Using pemdas, where md and as are interchangeable, we work from left to right, so (3)(3) or
3*3= 9

Just because something is implied rather than written does not give it any special rank in the order of operations.

The problem in it's simplest form, with nothing implied would look like this:
(1+1+1+1+1+1 (over) 1) ÷ (1+1 (over) 1) * ((1(over) 1) + (1+1 (over) 1))
From here, nothing is implied, This again, works out to 9.

If the symbol '/' was used this whole debate would be ambiguous since that symbol can mean "to divide by" or it could mean a fraction bar.

HOWEVER, because the ÷ symbol is used, it can not be changed to mean a fraction bar because that would change the order of operations and thus the whole problem, you can't change a symbol to mean something because you want to, in doing so you are changing the problem.

Once and for all, the answer is 9.
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>>717155827
This
all y'all high school fags need to learn some REAL maths
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>>717156033
Demonstrate wtf you are talking about?
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>>717155503
Sorry your education system is sub-par.

We are getting closer though, most people now recognize that Multiplication and Division are the same step left to right just like Addition and Subtraction are the same step left to right.

5 years ago it seemed like no Americans knew this and they were all baffled by the fact that the version of the order of operations they were taught was incomplete. Soon we will help teach you about parentheses and then we will move onto equations where the order of operations do no apply.

Step by step America, we will get you up to speed, we'll get that rank 14th in education up to a respectable top 10.
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its simply, (6:2) x (1+2) lol 9
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9 you all retard fucks
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>>717145426
It's 9 you stupid fucks
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>>717156134
false. there's *technically* no difference between ÷ and /. neither are juxtapositional division. you're thinking fractional notation
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>>717145426
Anyone who writes an equation like that is retarded
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>>717145426
6 / 2 * (1+2)
6 / 2 * 3
3 * 3
9
Q E fucking D
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6/2(1+2)
6/2(3)
3(3)
9
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>>717156224
a juxtapositonal operator. given by location of the operands? ya know, like fractional notation or showing a factor?
6÷2(1+2) is not the same as 6÷2*(1+2). The former has a juxtapositional multiplication. It is a factoring of the parenthetical operator, and is technically part of the parenthetical operation. Basically because the multiplication is juxtapositional you've got
6÷2(1+2)
becomes
6÷(2+4)
6÷(6)
1
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>>717156512
Anyone who cant figure out an equation written like this is retarded.
>FTFY
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>>717155827
>>717156172
>>717156333
The only way that equation would be 1 is to write it like this: 6/(2*(1+2))
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>>717156512
There could be many reasons for example when you are subtituting unkowns in an algebra problem.
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>>717156833
But thats wrong
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>>717156134
i wrote / instead of ÷ because I was writing on the fly and didn't look up the code.

I used it in place of division. The issue was not in the difference between 6 divided by... or 6 over... because ultimately there isn't one. It is in the fact that solving for a parenthesis includes the multiplication associated with it, it has always included the multiplication associated with it.

If you can find a flaw with the word problem I will forget everything I have learned in my math career and return to the elementary level and re-learn from the ground up.
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>>717156910
false. go back to undergrad maths
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>>717156993
nope. surprisingly, there's more to math than you learn in grade school algebra
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9 fag here.

After finding a video on youtube on this I read a comment that made me really think.

The answer is in fact 1.

Read pic related, it makes a lot of sense.
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>>717156910
a number directly in front of parenthesis always means multiplication with the result of the parenthesis....

This isn't even high school math.
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>>717157172
Its still wrong even on college level retard.
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>>717156993
lol, get a load of this faggot
>hurr durr but it's wrong. I won't say why, it just is 'cause if I believe hard enough then I have to be right
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>>717157327
nope. you're wrong
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>>717157416
>no you
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6/2(1+2)
6/2(3)
3(3)
9
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>>717157060
>>717157217
Every math computer agrees with me
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>>717157327
PEMDAS doesn't apply to all math, you know that right? like, linear algebra adheres to a completely different set of rules
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>>717157217
no man, that's what we call a juxtapositional multiplication and it's technically a factoring of the interior operands
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>>717157178
It doesn't make sense at all. The ''dot'' don't make any difference.
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>>717145426
1

distribute first

6/(2+4)

parenthesis

6/6 = 1
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>>717145426
9
I hate all of you.
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>>717145426
https://math.berkeley.edu/~gbergman/misc/numbers/ord_ops.html

long story short, your notation is bad and the answer is therefore indeterminate.
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http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/2016/08/31/what-is-6%C3%B7212-the-correct-answer-explained/
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>>717145426
0
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>>717145426
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>>717158042
This is only an issue because of idiots who want to say its 1. There is literally nothing wrong with this notation
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>>717157481
because youre entering it wrong, or it doesnt register the parenthesis. if X=(1+2) then the equation is 6 / 2x
6 / 2(3)
whatevers in front of the parenthesis is ahead of everything else.
6 / 6
1
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>>717146147
Gosh you're stupid anon. The answer is 1; please commit seppuku
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>>717158168
False. it's lazy notation. left-to-right only applies to addition/subtraction. NOT to multiplication or division. tard
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>>717157702
the dot is often used to represent multiplication instead of X because X is often used as an algebraic variable.

You are correct, though,the dot denoting multiplication is redundant because of multiplication by juxtaposition which simply means because they are side by side they are multiplied. The kicker is juxtapositional multiplication means that this is solved at the end of the parenthesis stage and no in the division/multiplication stage.

Cool right?

>>717157603
yes, juxtaposition here refers to two symbols being side by side. We were talking about the same thing friend.
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>>717158168
lol, this faggot didn't even read the article
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>>717145426
the real argument comes down to how to interpret a/bc. it it a/(bc) or (a/b)c? bad notation is bad
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>>717149895
Being this new to math
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>>717158329
Thats wrong retard it applies to both
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>>717158389
I misunderstood you, we were both arguing the same point lol
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>>717158690
what part of the world did you learn math in? 'cause what you're saying is just plain wrong
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>>717158199
No what's INSIDE the parentheses is first it's 6÷2×3 you don't solve the parentheses then extend it further
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>>717158690
Y'all fag can't do simple math. The answer is (-0), anyone who says otherwise kys and don't reproduce
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>>717158817
No its not you fuck tard. The only time you dont to left to right is if parenthesis, brackets or exponents change it.
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>>717158897
See
>>717155751
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>>717158862
once more for the people in the back:
juxtapositional multiplication IS PART OF THE PARENTHETICAL OPERATION
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>>717159019
false
get educated
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Fuckin kindergarteners,
6\2(1+2)=6/2*(1+2)
3(1+2)
3+6
9
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PEMDAS my dudes
6÷2(1+2)
P - 6÷2(3)
Forget E
M - 6÷2×(3) = 6÷6
D - 6÷6 = 1
Forget A and S
It's not that hard.
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>>717145426
It depends. Is 2(3) a multiplication operation, or a parenthetical operation?
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>>717159198
right answer, wrong method...
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>>717159198
That's not how PEMDAS works, my dude.
PE(M/D)(A/S)
Left to right.
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>>717159147
Go try that shit at a job and get fired faggot.
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>>717159220
see
>>717159099
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>>717159279
Wrong answer, wrong method.
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>>717159293
I do. Every day. Trying to teach correct maths to little shits like you
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>>717145426
9.
6/2(1+3)
6/2(3)
3(3)
9
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>>717159377
all y'all people need education
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>>717157178
libtard logic

>I feel like it should be 1, so it must be 1!!!!
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>>717159457
>he's a teacher
>teaching students the wrong information
He's just a troll
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>>717159543
libtard logic

>I feel like it should be 9, so it must be 9!!!!

ftfy
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6÷2 (1+2)
6÷2×3
3×3 (if you think this step is wrong, you're a fucking moron)
3×3=9
Answer is 9.
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people here are idiots, I swear, parenthesis and roots first!
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>>717159596
I sort of feel like this entire thread is trolls trolling trolls at this point. No engineer in his right mind would work with an ambiguously written equation like that, and would ask for clarification
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>>717145426
seen this thread before. Don't even need to evaluate it, the answer is 9
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>>717159632
See
>>717155751
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>>717159543
Big brother says it's 1; so it's 1, you drumfkin
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>>717145426
6/2(1+2)

3(3)

9
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>>717159777
Agreed but its only abiguous because of fucking idiots who dpnt have slight autism.
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SHOCKER!
people in different parts of the world have different notation rules for maths. some of those people consider notation of the form a/bc to be lazy and ambiguous. Some people even use notation where one thousand is written as 1.000,00 instead of 1,000.00
*gasp*
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The answer is OP when rounded to the nearest cuck
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>>717159726
Juxtapositional multiplication of the parenthesis is solved in the first step of the order of operations, not in the multiplication/division step. It is an intrinsic part of the parenthesis and can not be moved arbitrarily.

read the word problem here for a real world example of how it is 1 and not 9.

>>717152887
>>717154654
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>>717159292
>>717159377
Shit. Sorry bout that.
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>>717157178
So his entire argument is "I think it's stupid to do math from left to right, and because there's no symbol it must mean that multiplication comes first."

And he's entirely wrong.
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>>717158311
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6/ 2*1+2*2
6/10= some decimal
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>>717159885
na, it's honestly taught that to include standard division with a factor is lazy and ambiguous because ameritards can't math properly
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>>717159777
Are you stupid? It's not ambiguous, its a proper equation with clear rules. The only people getting this wrong are fucktards who don't know 4th grade math.
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>>717159777
It's not ambiguous and an equation can be written different ways and still get the same result.

Juxtapositional multiplication is solved when accounting for parenthesis. Knowing that the equation can only be solved one way.
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>>717160172
How the fuck does (2×1+2×2)= 10?
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>>717160086
no, the argument is weather a(b+c) is all parenthetical or not
(spoiler alert: it is)
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>>717152893
^this
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>>717160057
Using big words doesn't make you smart, it makes your idiocy more complete.
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>>717160231
>mericans
No m8 its all over. >>717158817 proves that
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>>717160172
Are you retarded?
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>>717160403
>hurr durr I can't big words so i'll stick with my 4th grade ignorances
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>>717160172
PEMDAS motherfucker
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>>717160057


I do agree with the interpretation that multiplication written as juxtaposition should be regarded as having higher precedence that multiplication written with $\times$... unfortunately this is not the case in any programming language I have ever seen, and only sometimes the case in written mathematics.

So 99/100, juxtapositional multiplication has no special priority beyond normal order of operations.
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>>717160603
um... what? I'm not really sure what you're getting at
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A math equation.. What do I win?
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>>717160359
I'm pretty sure then it would be denoted as

(a(b+c))

That's how it works in programming. I think computers are better at math than you.
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>>717160804
programming and maths notation are two different animals
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>>717160690
>hurr durr I use big words so people will think im smarter than I am when really I'm a fedora wearing autist as clearly shown by my complete lack of mathematical knowledge.
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>>717161018
you're missing the point entirely. it's not about how would you program a computer to do it, it's if the entire statement is considered (mathematically) parenthetical
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>>717161130
The lack of mathematical knowledge makes him a fedora wearing autist?

I think you've got it backwards. Normies aren't good at math, autists are.
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>>717161130
lol, I bet you wear a trillby when you win your internet fights, dont' you?
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>>717160603
Didnt realize you were same fag. But in that case your still getting it wrong for saying mult/divide doesnt operate from left to right when it does.
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>>717161218
Which is basically arguing semantics. If computers, which are built and function entirely through mathematical processes, need special extra instructions to consider a juxtapositional multiplication to be a higher priority than normal order of operations, than there is no reasonable justification for people to impose an interpretation on an equation with no special instructions.
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I>>717145426
Its 1
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9h1oqv21Vs

this should help some ppl
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>>717161359
So I won?
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>>717160403
what was the big word? juxtaposition? It means side by side or to switch places with something else. A word is not big just because it has an X in it.
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Figured out why people are having a hard time with this.

We all know that y(x)=y*x, right?

BUT this does not mean () and * are interchangeable.

If the problem states that y(x), then {y(x)} is all apart of the parenthesis in PEMDAS.

Therefore if you are in a situation where you are using the parenthesis as multiplication it is still of higher ranking on PEMDAS than all other mult./dv. in the equation.

People ARE taught differently in different schools so the correct answer is dependent on where you live. This personally makes me want to kill myself, but it makes more sense if you just ignore y(x)=y*x and keep the parenthesis as parenthesis in a multi-step equation.
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>>717161267
Actually autism doesn't make you automatically good at math. Your fucking IQ is so low, im surprised you can remember to breath.
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>>717161793
>I like to be a twat and use words that sound fancy instead of being straight forward and just saying it easily
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>>717161845
You're bad at logic.

The statement doesn't presume that having autism makes you good at math, it says that if you're good at math, you probably have autism. Totally different thing.
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Everyone pack it in, this thread is now all trolls or retards.

The answer is 1 and if you can't see why then you have an uneducated opinion and need to kill yourself.
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>>717161818
Show your proof. I want to see a mathematica or wolfram article.
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>>717162644
https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=%7B6%2F2(2%2B1),+6%2F2+(2%2B1),+6%2F(2(2%2B1))%7D&lk=2
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>>717162833
Yeah, this pretty much proves that it's 9.

Unless you deliberately specify that the division encompasses all of 2(2+1), then it calculates as

(6/2)(2+1)
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LETS ADD GASOLINE TO THE FIRE

SOLVE THIS ONE FAGS
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>>717163282
7-(1*0)+(3/3)
7-0+1
7+1
8
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>>717145426
9
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It's actually this retards. The bracket operations are done first. And the right part is in the denominator. The calculators don't understand this unless u put in the bracket. Trust me I'm asian
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>>717150252
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>>717163506
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>>717163754
kek, amerifats and their PEMDAS will never understand, no wonder chinese and indians rule silicon valley
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>>717163945
I'm indian dumbfuck. Look at the clock
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Nigger 9
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>>717164006
You are the dumbfuck, I was actually saying you are fucking right (on this matter anyway)
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>>717162644
The problem with wolfram is that it ignores the way the equation was imputed. If it left the parenthesis as parenthesis its would be 1.
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>>717164364
Except that if you remove all of the parentheses except (2+1) it still resolves as 9.

Face it. You're wrong.
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>>717162644
https://www.purplemath.com/modules/orderops2.htm Read the second page.
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>>717164584
what? If you remove all parenthesis besides (2+1) you get the exact same equation, which if you enter into wolfram it does the same exact thing as before. You have proven nothing.
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>>717164592
And at the very bottom:

(And please do not send me an e-mail either asking for or else proffering a definitive verdict on this issue. As far as I know, there is no such final verdict. And telling me to do this your way will not solve the issue!)

So apparently this is a pretty longstanding debate in mathematics.

There's group A which says
"If you want a special operational order, use the symbols available to you."

And there's group B which says
"If I left symbols out it's obviously because I want to do it _this_ way."

I'm in group A.
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>>717165208
I'm group "I will solve how the equation states its symbols" which results in 1.
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>>717166236
Except that the entire problem is that the crux of the equation doesn't have a symbol, so there's Group A which wants there to be a modifier to generate that result, and Group B which is like "fuck it, this is the result"
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>>717148507
This guy gets it
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>>717145426
/b/ is retarded

One group says 1

The other says 9

When the true answer is to never reply at all


Imma go kms thanks everybody
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>>717166393
A symbol is any character with meaning, so you can't have an equation without symbols, dude. if you are referring to only the * / + - id say that there is a symbol, the (). When in context of how the () are used [in this situation], the problem would be shown as 6/(2*(1+2)). In theory that is the same as 6/2(1+2), but it prevents the switch from () to *.
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>>717158042
Thank you for that link. The notation is fucked making it a trick question as it can be solved either way. 1 or 9. The few of you going crazy over this obvious troll post are supreme autizmoes, you should be proud.
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>>717146391
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>>717158150
Math with the added S is obnoxious.
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>>717168072
I thought it was fun. Idk why people think this is dumb or whatever if it provides entertainment. when people say shit like that I just think of it like "why do we watch movies then if you are wasting time not doing something else" its fun. Chill.
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>>717168348
lol
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How's it feel to be max baited autists?
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>>717168554
shitsucksman.jpg
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>>717168430
Fucking with people is one thing but not knowing that both answers are right because the question is wrong is another . Unless you guys are Fucking with each other not realizing you're in a trolling circle jerk, in which case it goes back to being hilarious
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>>717168792
its pretty funny.
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>>717145426
9 duh wtf
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>>717168893
In hindsight it kinda is
>>717169066
This guy's late to the party
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>>717146391

> 6/6 = 0.

fuck you're stupid. go back to elementary school.
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>>717169402
this IS autistic though. idk why people think x/x=0
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if you didn't answer 9 you're dumber than the average nigger
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>>717145426
This is 75 easy peasy.
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>>717145506
Noice
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