# Unsolvable Question 6/2(1+2)= ?

#1

6/2(1+2)= ?

Well have at it.

There'll be murders done soon where I work !

Before you state 1 or 9, please include your reasoning behind it.

hmmm seems the site has issues with the Math why wont it accept the divided by sign ?!?!

#2

Ok, so 6Ax2(2+1)? I don't get the A with the el Nino sign on it.

2(2+1)= 6, i got that part.

#3

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Cause you suck

#4

So it's 6/6? Really dude?

We'll do Parentheses, and the distributive.

6/2(3) comes to 3/3 or 6/6, depending on what you do with that 2.

Maybe someone smarter than me can explain what makes this so 'unsolvable.'

#5

multiply and divide have the same priority, so you go left to right once you get it down to 6/2*3. so 9

#6

Why did you choose to multiply the parenthesized numbers by 2 before dividing the 6 by 2?

you mean 3 x 3 or 6/6. Hence the confusion.

It's not unsolveable, just controversial. Or so Ive heard, Im not good at math.

#7

It's 9, multiplication and division are on the same level of operation so you go left to right, (6/2)x(1+2) = 3x3 = 9.

#8

agree

#9

How did you get 6/6

Why do you think it works your way ?

Man this site is buggy as hell with doing math

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#10

Disagree. it would be either 6/2 first or 2x3 first, still giving either 6/6 or 3/3.

#11

YOur confusing me with where you are getting your numbers to be fair.

3/3 how did you get that out of 6/2(1+2)

#12

Well you got what I think is the right answer, and I've done more math than well anything

#13

How would you get 3/3? If you do 6/2(what you should be doing) there is no more division.

(6/2)(2+1) = 9

#14

6/2(1+2)
Distributive property on the 2
6/(2+4)
Parenthesis
6/6

6/2(1+2)
Parenthesis first
6/2(3)
solve left to right
6/2 =3 so 3(3... Oh. I stand corrected.

I still say it could be 1!!!

#15

6/2(2+1)

(2+1)=(3)
6/2(3)

2(3)=6

6/6=1

#16

But do they ?

Who claims that ?

#17

Now welcome to our hell.

Heh

#18

My Dear Aunt Sally, whom I hope you'll Please Excuse.

#19

You can't do Addition before Multiplication or Division.

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#20

You have to multiply the parentheses first, its 6/6 or 1 however they want it answered.