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Old 08-07-2019, 09:48 PM   #41
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I thought you solved the parenthesis first, so the answer would be 1.

82x (2+2)

82x4

88=1
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Old 08-07-2019, 10:40 PM   #42
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I thought you solved the parenthesis first, so the answer would be 1.

82x (2+2)

82x4

88=1
Why did you do multiplication before division? That was your mistake.
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Old 08-07-2019, 11:33 PM   #43
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This thread reminds me of this....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEj1...e=youtu.be&t=5

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Now that we have gotten off-topic, this is a cool video which discusses an area of computer science and mathematics in which I often live and teach.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX40hbAHx3s
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Why did you do multiplication before division? That was your mistake.
Because that's how I recall learning it in 1978.
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