Black people say the answer is 1 when white people say it's 9.
6/2 (2 + 1)
6/2 x 3
3 x 3
9
Are niggers truly dumb?
>>736415456
How do you get 1 out of that?
>>736415554
They're fucking multiplying 3 by 2 when you're supposed to divide after simplifying the parentheses.
>>736415554
Doing all the multiplication first, 6 / (2*3) = 1
>>736415554
Pemdas
M before d
Multiplication before division
6/2x3
6/6
1
>>736415554
2 + 1 = 3
2(3) = 6
6/6 = 1
It's an issue regarding the order of operations. You use PEMDAS so you as the 2 and 1 in the parenthesis to get 3, then it's an issue of whether you divide the 6 by the 2 or multiply the 2 and the 3 first. You're supposed to divide the 6 by the 2 first because you do whatever comes first in the equation. Thus you multiply (6/2) and 3 to get 9 as your answer.
>>736415554
Seems like the Casio fucked up and just ignored the first half of the problem.
6/2(2+1)
6/2*3
6/6
1
I have no idea why it did this, though
>>736415456
the sign on the left one is a plus sign. it's 6+ and not 6/ as in the right one
>>736415554
6/(2(2+1)) that's the actual set up you moron... you have to distribute the 2 into the parentheses. If you're treating 2(2+1) as a deniminator it is 1. If (2+1) is for the numerator it is 9.
>>736415456
PEMDAS (Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction)
6 / 2 * (2+1)
6 / 2*(3)
6 / 6
1
>>736415877
Forgot to mention, you're supposed to do division and multiplication during the same step. You're just supposed to do whatever comes first.
>>736415456
order of operations and distributive properties,
2(2 +1) is a seperate entity from 6/
(4+2)\6 or 1
no fucking one uses that division sign in calculations you retarded retards
math ruel point is first () are solfed as multiply
so answer is 9
Just use the distributive property.
6/2(2+1) = 6/2(2) +6/2(1) = 12/2 + 6/2 = 18/2 = 9
Parenthesis
Exponents
Multiplication
Division
Addition
Subtraction
6/2(2+1)
parenthesis first
6/2*3
then multiplication
6/6 =1
a 4th grader could solve this correctly.
I'm starting to wonder who the dumb nigger is.
>>736416114
except that you didnt even use the distributive property correctly
>>736415930
Are you retarded? It's not a plus, and if it was a plus the answer would be 12.
6/2(2+1)
6 / (2*2+1*2)
6/ (4 + 2)
6/6 = 1
>>736416310
How did I use it incorrectly? The distributive property is that a(b+c) = ab+ac.
>>736415456
brackets > multiplication > division
6 / 2 * (2 + 1)
6 / 2 * 3
6 / 6
1
>i copy and paste PEMDAS so i must be right
6/2 (2 + 1) parenthesis are treated as
6/2(3) multiplication symbol if there is
3(3) only one number
9
>>736416311
oh shit you're right. guess i am retarded
Does this make it clear?
the answer is one, what the fuck is wrong with you fucking retards?
>>736416370
This.
6 / 2x
x = what's in the parentheses.
So, 6 / 6 .`. [ 2x = 2(2+1) = 2(3) = 6]
>>736416589
That'd be 6รท[2(2+1)]
>>736416589
or this
>>736416613
If anyone is confused about this, they don't realize that parentheses are not actually used in mathematics to denote multiplication. Parentheses are a way to denote an algebraic variable. Anything can be entered into that parenthetical expression, but in the context of this particular expression it happens to be a constant.
>>736416589
This.
How it'd be inputted depends on the calculator, tho. My TI89 solves "6รท2(2+1)" like "(6รท2)(2+1)", which is the correct answer (9), but some shitty, lower end calculators will 'solve' it like you have written, "6/(2(2+1))".
>>736415952
This is the fucking problem with PEMDAS being taught to stupid people. They won't remember that multiplication and division have the same priority and are simply done from left to right.
>>736416726
This is the only correct response.
>>736415755
PEMDAS does not work that way its P OR E M OR D and A OR S left to right as they appear in the equation.
Brits learn BODMAS
Brackets
Order
Division
Multiplication
Addition
Subtraction
Wtf?
You dont enter your operations more clearly?
Use either 6/(2*(2+1))
or (6/2)*(2+1)
depending on what your intention is.
Jesus Christ!
>>736417065
/thread
Fucking finally found a faggot who understands priorities. You read the problem left to right, like a book, IF the operations have the same level of priority. Mult is just another form of division, and vice versa. Just like addition is just another form of subtraction
>>736417399
Yeh same. Retarded American thread
>>736417401
This
6

2(2+1)
=
6

2(3)
=
6

6
=
1
>>736417447
Congratulations your education system failed your fellow citizens Pat yourself on the fucking back mate
>>736415456
>comparing a calculation made with a phone vs a device designed to make calculations
>declaring phone as the winner
>this post gave me nigger
>>736415456
is it 6/2 x (2+1) or 6:2x(2+1) ?
>>736417821
>6:2
What?
>>736415456
6 / 2(2+1)
>Brackets first: (2+1) = 3
>6 / 2*(3)
>2*3 = 6
>6 / 6 = 1
>>736417245
actually P and E are separate
It's P, E, MD, AS.
and the conclusion is stop using this bullshit " รท " you niggerjews
>>736415456
is it the calculator that's wrong?
why?
>>736415958
>>736415877
/thread
>>736417998
is it 6 halves x (2+1) or 6 divided by 2x(2+1)?
For all of those who are getting 1
You guys are thinking about it wrong.
When we say 6/2, what we're really doing is 6 * 0.5.
So if we do it like that, it becomes 6 * 0.5 * (2+1)
Then 6 * 0.5 * 3
And finally 3 * 3 = 9
>>736418025
You dumb nigger
6/2 = 3, not 2
>>736415456
9 is the correct answer if you follow the rules for solving equations.
In Germany we've known these since primary school before the 21st century but by now kids probably just learn numbers from 1 to 70 virgins and some basic arabic vocabulary and grammar there.
>>736418524
>6 halves
Yeah the order of operations means that division comes before multiplication in this problem
Asians say its 6
>>736415456
my good old casio fx570ES says it's 9
>>736415755
>pemdas
>mult before divide
>canada uses bedmas
>devide before multiplying?
>>736415958
WINRAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>>736417399
Canadians learn BEDMAS, pretty close
Brackets
Exponents
Division
Multiplication
Addition
Subtraction
>>736415456
>>736415554
without an extra multiplication sign some calculators interpret it as one term as 6 over 2*(2+1)
that gives you 6over6 and therefore one. others interpret it as 6 over 2 multiplied by (2+1)
therefore giving you 9.
or differently written: 6/(2*(2+1)) and (6/2)*(2+1)
RPN is the only way, brothers. Embrace RPN and be free of cancerous threads like this one.
ITT: Americans can't understand how things that look different can be treated equally
>>736415456
>>736415718
Lol clearly you fucks no less about math then niggers. Parenthesis THEN multiplication. The answer is 1.
ITT: People too dumb to calculate with fractions discuss about maths.
That's why you use fractions instead of shitty division signs, you morons.
>>736419775
People that understood math wouldn't need to use fractions to do a simple math problem
>>736415456
it's 1 and i'm white
2/10 made me respond
>>736415755
You fuckin stupid nigger. P, E, MD, AS. Follow the order of the groups. If there are multiple MD's or AS's, work left to right as you read them.