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 Oct 10th, 2012, 02:04 AM #31 égalité Senior Member     Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Hingistan Posts: 11,983 Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？ It's 9. If you want it to be 1 then write 6÷(2 (2+1)). __________________ Bitttchhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh You Better Pay It Honey! The Devil Is A Liar!!!!! Bitches Get Interviews And Shit? Where They Do That At Honey? Girls Are Late Honey!!!! The Queen Needs To Get Into It Honey Cause The Girls Is Late Out Here! Yes Honey Im Throwing Epic Shade! Management!
Oct 10th, 2012, 02:07 AM   #32
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 Originally Posted by Dav. You have to distribute the 3 into the parenthesis first before you divide, no?
nonono

This problem is the same as 6 x (1/2) x (2+1).
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 Oct 10th, 2012, 02:16 AM #33 Dav. nothing else compares     Join Date: Mar 2006 Location: USA Posts: 19,587 Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？ I'm a psychology student. Math isn't my thing. __________________
Oct 10th, 2012, 02:16 AM   #34
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 Originally Posted by égalité It's 9. If you want it to be 1 then write 6÷(2 (2+1)).
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Oct 10th, 2012, 02:16 AM   #35
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Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？

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 Originally Posted by égalité nonono This problem is the same as 6 x (1/2) x (2+1).
I meant the two, but still
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Oct 10th, 2012, 02:31 AM   #37
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 Originally Posted by Dav. I meant the two, but still
PEMDAS is a lie. Multiplication and division happen at the same time. Addition and subtraction happen at the same time.
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 Oct 10th, 2012, 03:10 AM #39 Hurley Enemy of Art     Join Date: Sep 2001 Location: location, location Posts: 13,072 Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？ P, E, M/D, A/S The answer is fucking 9. __________________ I am on der Tvitter, accumulating haters. https://twitter.com/Hurleytennis
 Oct 10th, 2012, 03:47 AM #40 young_gunner913 Praise thy name.     Join Date: Jun 2007 Location: California Posts: 53,581 Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？ I thought it was 9 then felt like a dipshit when I saw all the 1's on the first page. Glad to see that TF's Mathematical Legend, Egalite is here to grace us with the correct answer and a math lesson. __________________ You can try and take us, But we're the gladiators.
Oct 10th, 2012, 04:03 AM   #41
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Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？

Setting the equation equal to 1 and solving for k:
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 6/k(2+1) = 1 k(2+1) = 6*1 k(3) = 6 k = 6/(3) k = 2
Setting the equation equal to 9 and solving for k:
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 6/k(2+1) = 9 k(2+1) = 6*9 k(3) = 54 k = 54/(3) k = 18
k = 2 in the OP, ∴ the solution is 1.
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 Oct 10th, 2012, 04:13 AM #42 Moveyourfeet Senior Member   Join Date: Oct 2010 Posts: 1,638 Re: 6÷2（2+1）=？ This stupid question again. I want to find the person that created it and slap some sense into that fool. I hate dumb questions like this because it's not designed to test actual knowledge. If a developer wrote code as poorly formatted as this problem he would be working for some low level city office somewhere instead of making big bucks in the private sector. But don't let me stop those of you from feeling smarter than others who thought the answer was 1. Carry on.
Oct 10th, 2012, 04:21 AM   #43
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 Originally Posted by Pump-it-UP Setting the equation equal to 1 and solving for k: Setting the equation equal to 9 and solving for k: k = 2 in the OP, ∴ the solution is 1.
You do realize you're disagreeing with a professional mathematician here (Egalite) right?

Oct 10th, 2012, 04:56 AM   #44
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 Originally Posted by dybbuk You do realize you're disagreeing with a professional mathematician here (Egalite) right?
He's from Boston, you'll have to excuse him.
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Oct 10th, 2012, 05:18 AM   #45
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 Originally Posted by dybbuk You do realize you're disagreeing with a professional mathematician here (Egalite) right?
Yes? I've been unfortunate enough to sit through debates of this type of problem in multiple math classes, so I'm cognizant of each argument. Both are logically sound IMO due to the horrific manner in which the equation is structured. I just happen to think that answering it with 1 is more appropriate.
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