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Old Oct 10th, 2012, 01:54 AM   #29
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Re: 6÷2(2+1)=?

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Originally Posted by Inger67 View Post
If the problem was like this what would you do?

6/2 x (3)

By using Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, which states Multiplication AND Division, you do whatever comes first from left to right. You divide first and then multiply.
Exactly.
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