Berkeley Ring Theorist Solves 48 ÷ 2(9+3) - YouTube
In a nutshell, the problem is ambiguous and nothing more than a troll.
See, I got 1 as my answer, but I've been away from school for 12+ years so...I'd ask for a second and third opinion. This is how I got it:
6/2(1+2) ------> At some point I was taught that anything in parenthesis is always done first, which means this would be next:
6/2(3) -------> multiplication is supposed to follow so then:
But like I said, I've been out of school for way too long. I hope this helps and if needed, please correct me.
Multiplication and division are done with the same precedence from left to right, so we would have:
6/2(1+2) = 6/2(3) = 3(3) = 9
If we wish for the division to be done first, then we would write:
As it has been given though, is the same as: