6÷2(1+2)=?

1 or 9 the answer is !!! i think it is 1

6/2*3 = 6/6=1(Headbang)

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- Oct 6th 2011, 11:14 PMlebanonsimple algebra riddle
6÷2(1+2)=?

1 or 9 the answer is !!! i think it is 1

6/2*3 = 6/6=1(Headbang) - Oct 6th 2011, 11:30 PMagentmulderRe: simple algebra riddle
- Oct 6th 2011, 11:31 PMOpalgRe: simple algebra riddle
- Oct 8th 2011, 01:40 AMsankalpmittalRe: simple algebra riddle
9 IS THE ANSWER !

6÷2(1+2)

=

6/2(3)

3 x 3

= 9

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PEMDAS

Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication and Division in the order they occur from left to right in the problem, Addition and Subtraction in any order.

Powers or indices rule of evaluation, Brackets/Parenthesis, OF(not necessary though, it is way of showing "x"), Division , Multiplication , Addition and Subtraction. - Oct 8th 2011, 05:00 AMDevenoRe: simple algebra riddle
the trouble with PEMDAS (or PBODMAS) is that one can never be confident the originator of the expression was actually thinking along the same lines....

for this reason, division is evil, and should be banished as a concept from our minds. multiplication may be given a reprieve, but only if it behaves itself.

subtraction has similar problems, and i am inclined to only tolerate it for its brevity. - Oct 9th 2011, 01:34 AMsankalpmittalRe: simple algebra riddle
- Oct 9th 2011, 11:37 AMmr fantasticRe: simple algebra riddle
The question has been answered. I can't help feeling this question is like the spate of spam that was spreading across the world wide web a while back.