Order of operations  what is 6÷2(1+2) ?

01042021, 04:28 AM
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01042021, 05:52 AM
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RE: Order of operations  what is 6÷2(1+2) ?
Or the respondent is being a bit of a smart ass . Agreed though, there is no room for ambiguity. you need to be clear if you want (2)^2 or (2)^2. Happy new year to all.


01042021, 03:39 PM
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RE: Order of operations  what is 6÷2(1+2) ?
(01042021 04:26 AM)rprosperi Wrote: If the equation is ambiguous and precedence rules are not provided, a 'correct' answer is not possible, and it probably means someone is trying to lure you in to a conversation like this one. Code:
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