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post #20 of (permalink) Old Oct 10th, 2012, 02:12 AM
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Re: 6÷2(2+1)=?

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Originally Posted by Inger67 View Post
That's different. You skipped out of the division aspect of the problem, that's what makes this unique.

6 / 2 (1 + 2) is really
6 / 2 x (1 + 2)

If the problem you said was 6/2 (Y + 1) = ...

You would get 3Y + 3 = ...

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