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#16 OP Hardcore Til I Die

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:02

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:


#17 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:03

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. :)

#18 Cancenk

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:04

PEMDAS:

  • parenthesis
  • multiplication
  • division
  • addition
  • subtraction

^ that is the order of operations :)


You forgot exponents between 1&2 :)

#19 OP Hardcore Til I Die

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:04

"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:

#20 Cøi

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:10

"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

#21 Praetor

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:12

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

#22 OP Hardcore Til I Die

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:13

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:

#23 perochan

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:14

7... solved in 3 seconds.

#24 OP Hardcore Til I Die

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:17

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)

#25 ahodgey

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:17

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

6-1x0+2/2
6-0+1
7

#26 Praetor

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:26

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)


yep.

#27 lt8480

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:32

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


Both are horrid, there is no such thing as multiplication before division, divison before multiplication or even addition before subtraction.

18/3*2=12

(no it is not 3)

#28 Detection

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:37

6-1x0+2/2 = Banana

#29 KSib

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:37

Seeing these one Facebook make me cringe. Most people have no idea what's going on.

#30 Conjor

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 18:37

4 obviously.

(6-1x0+2)/2