April 11, 2011 @ 07:53 PM

^nope.

April 11, 2011 @ 07:55 PM

the way its written...its 2 ...trust

April 11, 2011 @ 08:02 PM

it's really funny how some people truly do think it's 2. ahahaha.

April 11, 2011 @ 08:07 PM

I googled this and saw this on a physics forum, those nerds got almost a 50%/50% split between the two. Sooo I'm gonna call this a trick question and move on with my life.

April 11, 2011 @ 08:14 PM

and this is the next generation that's going to be running the world soon

April 11, 2011 @ 08:54 PM

2...

48

April 11, 2011 @ 08:59 PM

brackets don't pop up randomly after you do the parentheses.

but implied multiplication still applies with the 2 first regardless &)

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April 11, 2011 @ 09:23 PM

but implied multiplication still applies with the 2 first regardless &)

lol i straight up asked multiple math teachers and they said 288

and it would only be 2 if there were parentheses, ie. 48/(2(9+3))

Out here Rick Rossin' it

April 11, 2011 @ 10:17 PM

is it sad that i would have answered 2 the same way as this vid way back when i was a junior doing precalc

then you get original ops answer of 2

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April 11, 2011 @ 10:27 PM

brackets don't pop up randomly after you do the parentheses.

it's just to clarify the numerator and denominator... people who haven't done complex algebra don't really look at 48/2(12) as...

48

----

2(12)

which is the same as 48/[2(12)]

NUMERATOR

DENOMINATOR

END OF STORY

April 11, 2011 @ 10:38 PM

lol someone made a youtube video for this problem

April 11, 2011 @ 11:47 PM

April 12, 2011 @ 04:51 PM

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April 13, 2011 @ 04:43 AM

fo real, tho, the answer is 2. cause it would be under the division line, like 48/2x(9+3), and when you wanna put it in the same row, then you gotta put the under_line part in brackets, so its 48/[2x(9+3)], so you gotta do 9+3, x2, 48/, so its 2.

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April 15, 2011 @ 06:57 PM

I asked my math teacher today and it's 288

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April 15, 2011 @ 07:43 PM

if no other assumptions are made, then the answer is 288 (simple PEMDAS). usually, most people will write that expression intending 2(9+3) to completely be in the denominator, but we do not know here. entering the expression on google yields 288.

April 15, 2011 @ 10:32 PM

48/2(9+3)

48/2(12)

48/24

2/1

2

..its BEDMAS

Brackets,Exponents,division,multiply,add,subtract

48/2(12)

48/24

2/1

2

..its BEDMAS

Brackets,Exponents,division,multiply,add,subtract

April 15, 2011 @ 10:47 PM

why the fuck is this thread still going?

This new layout is a disappointment

April 15, 2011 @ 11:33 PM

Everyone forgets the implied bracket of 48/2. So, the problem is actually (48/2)x(9+3). So do the brackets first. 288. Troll defeated.

April 16, 2011 @ 12:36 PM

its 24*12, because its 48 divided by 2, not 48 divided by (2(9+3), theres no other way to do it.

April 16, 2011 @ 12:37 PM

why the fuck is this thread still going?

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April 16, 2011 @ 05:31 PM

various quotes

If one utilizes the principles of implied multiplication, then “2(9+3)” gets higher precedence than the explicit “48/2,” and would be solved like this:

48

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April 16, 2011 @ 07:15 PM

48/2(9+3)

48/2(12)

48/24

2/1

2

..its BEDMAS

Brackets,Exponents,division,multiply,add,subtract

Alright you dick handlers here's how to math correctly, now with step-by-step solution for all the dumbfucks who don't know Order of Operations.

48/2(9+3)

48/2(12) <- Brackets, 2(12) is NOT in the brackets so you can't argue to do that first

NOW HERE'S THE TRICKY STEP THAT IDIOTS WILL DO INCORRECTLY. Since it's BEDMAS, division and multiplication (as well as addition and subtraction respectively) you go left-to-right.

YES. LEFT-TO-RIGHT. Not right-to-left. Not up-to-down. LEFT TO RIGHT, just like reading words (if you're not a damn jap).

24(12) <- Division since it's the first on the left hand side

288 <- Multiplication.

Anyone who says the answer is 2 is either of the following:

A) A cum guzzling giga faggot

B) A dumbass who failed math

C) All of the above

it's simple mathematics, my dear watson

Bolded for emphasis. yes

April 16, 2011 @ 07:16 PM

it's 288

im asian

im asian

April 16, 2011 @ 07:33 PM

it's 48/2(9+3)

9+3=12

2x12=24

48/24=2

9+3=12

2x12=24

48/24=2

April 17, 2011 @ 04:17 PM

When you have parenthesis like this and you want to calculate them you are going:

2(9+3) = (9*2+3*2) = 24

The "2" belongs to the parenthesis and whats inside.

The answer is 2.

2(9+3) = (9*2+3*2) = 24

The "2" belongs to the parenthesis and whats inside.

The answer is 2.

April 17, 2011 @ 05:17 PM

its 24*12, because its 48 divided by 2, not 48 divided by (2(9+3),theres no other way to do it.

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April 17, 2011 @ 05:47 PM

2(9+3) = (9*2+3*2) = 24

The "2" belongs to the parenthesis and whats inside.

The answer is 2.

No asshole, the 2 is OUTSIDE the parenthesis. Should we go over a lesson of that?

Okay here.

Inside the parenthesis: (2(9+3))

OUTSIDE the parenthesis 2(9+3)

Therefore, 2 is OUTSIDE the parenthesis

hurr durr

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