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04-07-2011, 03:25 PM
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LyricalLyricist
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Originally Posted by MoMo316 View Post
Actually no one is wrong om the priorities here, it's just hard to visualize it when it's written linearly. If it's :

48 = 2
-------
2(9+3)

if it's

48
----- (9+3) = 288
2
That's essentially the point, and I am unsure if 2(9+3) is the same as 2*(9+3) in terms of order of operations. However, wolfram says the answer would be 288, and i trust them. I would've gone with 2 myself though.

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