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04-07-2011, 03:23 PM
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pine*
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MoMo316 View Post
When there's a bracket, you distribute the multiplier inside it, 2(9+3) is (18+6)
48/(18+6) = 2
Step 1: Dividing by two is equivalent to multiplying by 1/2 or 0.5
Step 2: 48÷2(9+3) = 48*0.5(9+3)
Step 3: 48*0.5(12) = 48*(4.5+1.5)
Step 4: 48*0.5(12) = 48*(4.5+1.5) = 48*6 = 288
Step 5: Answer = 288
Step 6: Profit.

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