Here’s the Math Question No One is Agreeing On
Admittedly, I have never been very good at math. But I do seem to remember that you solve the equation in the parentheses first, then go back and solve the problem as a whole from left to right. If this is the correct way, then the answer is 16. If you don't do that, then the answer is 1.
There is a huge debate going around about this. And supposed math gurus are not agreeing on it... here is the problem:
Click the link and see all the people arguing, or just go with this....
8 divided by 2 (2+2)=?
What do you come up with?