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# Windows 7: 48÷2(9+3) = ?

 View Poll Results: Which answer do you prefer? 2 35 58.33% 288 25 41.67% Voters: 60. You may not vote on this poll

 12 May 2011 #41 DreemWarrior Windows 7 ultimate X64 605 posts Under Da Sea Quote: Ok, suppose we solve like this. 48÷2(9+3) = 48÷2(12) Now, as per BODMAS, the division operator takes precedence over the (implied) multiplication operator so: =24(12) =288. Consider this my vote as well. LOL da**it Pat...see whatcha started hehe My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #42 rbeldua MS Windows 8 1,796 posts Near You this is small program called algebrator i only used this for checking solutions. As stated in post #31 as shown in the figure, i have input the same arrangement using 48/2(9+3) result as shown below. could be an error in the program? Attached Thumbnails       Attached Images My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #43 Hopalong X Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit 6,472 posts Grafton,IL Good thing Einstein didn't use Bodmas method. E= 288 My System Specs
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 12 May 2011 #44 Borg 386 Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10 8,121 posts In a house with a cat trying to kill me Hmmm...I got an answer of 78,345,980.9001 My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #45 smarteyeball 8 Pro x64 12,604 posts Brisbane Quote: Originally Posted by DreemWarrior LOL da**it Pat...see whatcha started hehe Pretty much what has occurred everywhere else - minus the personal insults My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #46 Hopalong X Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit 6,472 posts Grafton,IL Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball    Quote: Originally Posted by DreemWarrior LOL da**it Pat...see whatcha started hehe Pretty much what has occurred everywhere else - minus the personal insults Were we supposed to include those? You should have been more specific. My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #47 smarteyeball 8 Pro x64 12,604 posts Brisbane Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X Were we supposed to include those? You should have been more specific. It's was more or less organic. 48÷2(9+3) = ??? | WallStreetOasis.com 48÷2(9+3) = ??? in General Forum SF - Math Problem taking the Internet by storm - Page 6 - Style Forum My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #48 Everlong Windows 8.1 Pro x64 3,378 posts Morecambe, Lancashire, England Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball    Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X Were we supposed to include those? You should have been more specific. It's was more or less organic. 48÷2(9+3) = ??? | WallStreetOasis.com 48÷2(9+3) = ??? in General Forum SF - Math Problem taking the Internet by storm - Page 6 - Style Forum A similar one on Facebook was started, 6/2(1+2). The answer being 1 or 9. My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #49 Joan Archer Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit 7,667 posts Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK I never could do me sums so I didn't vote My System Specs
 12 May 2011 #50 vierasniper Windows 7 Ultimate 925 posts World 1-1 Why must Algebra(?) hunt me wherever i go? its 2 My System Specs