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# Solve 6-1x0+2/2

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Unlike the equation posted here a while ago, this isn't a troll equation, it's one that can easily be answered using standard mathematical procedures.

I just posted it because I'm amazed at the amount of people answering 1 and 3.5 on my Facebook and then calling people stupid! (I didn't post it, just answered the equation on someone else's wall and read some of the replies).

Discuss :p

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5

never mind, i subtracted the 1 instead of adding it :rofl: if feel derp now lol

it should be 7

Nm

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it would be 7

Edit:

6 - (1x0) + (2/2)

6 - 0 + 1

7

5

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90% positive it's 7

7

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7

How do I know? I used a calculator...

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I agree, +2 for a drawing or an essay based answer .. any of which will get you full marks

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7

How do I know? I used a calculator...

Cheater! *grouchy face*

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The way I see it :

6-1x0+2/2

first x,/ then -+ : so 6-0+1 = 7

Mathematical laws state:

first higher powers and roots

then multiplication and deviding

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6-1x0+2/2

6-0+1

7

do the multiplication and division first, then left to right the rest of it.

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PEMDAS:

1. parenthesis
2. multiplication
3. division
5. subtraction

^ that is the order of operations :)

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If I used the proper order of operations. The answer is 7.

Please excuse my dear aunt sally.

Chuck

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Oh boy...here we go again.

7 using PEMDAS.

6-1x0+2/2

6-0+2/2

6-0+1

6+1=7

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My faith in humanity is restored as most people here are getting it right :D

People that get 1 think that you solve it left to right.

People that get 3.5 think that you solve it left to right AND 5x0 = 5.

I don't really call people thick or anything like that, but if people post calling others thick they should be damn sure they're right in the first place :laugh:

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6-1x0+2/2

6-0+2/2

6-0+1

6+1

7

Seems like more people understand order of operations this time around, which is good to see. :)

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PEMDAS:

1. parenthesis
2. multiplication
3. division
5. subtraction

^ that is the order of operations :)

You forgot exponents between 1&2 :)

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"It's 1 anything that is times 0 = 0 so the real question is 2 divide by 2 so the answer has to be 1 any one that got anything different are idiots"

"It's 1. Anyone that says different needs to go back to school."

Some gems being posted :laugh:

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"It's 1 anything that is times 0 = 0 so the real question is 2 divide by 2 so the answer has to be 1 any one that got anything different are idiots"

"It's 1. Anyone that says different needs to go back to school."

Some gems being posted :laugh:

Yeah, I've been really amazed by how a majority of Facebook users answers these simple math questions wrong (and stay so freaking arrogant).

Luckily, I'm quite sure there's a huge difference between Neowin users and the average FB users. :p

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i guess for the result being 5 can only be:

6-1x(0+2)/2

6-1x(2/2)

6-(1x1)

6-1 = 5

can't see other way for that silly result lol

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Yeah, I've been really amazed by how a majority of Facebook users answers these simple math questions wrong (and stay so freaking arrogant).

Luckily, I'm quite sure there's a huge difference between Neowin users and the average FB users. :p

I don't care if people get it wrong, they should just not be an arse about it when they clearly don't know :laugh:

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7... solved in 3 seconds.

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i guess for the result being 5 can only be:

6-1x(0+2)/2

6-1x(2/2)

6-(1x1)

6-1 = 5

can't see other way for that silly result lol

It's people who think that because multiplication takes priority in the equation, they can forget about the order for the rest of it :p

(6-1)x(2/2)

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BODMAS in the uk (instead of PEMDAS) but still 7

6-1x0+2/2

6-0+1

7

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