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# 1÷2(3+4) = ? watch

• View Poll Results: 1(3+4) = ?
3.5
4
40.00%
one fourteenth (0.0714285714...)
6
60.00%

1. (Original post by proud nd luvin it)
Bloody hell these threads aren't very imaginative anymore. It depends how you do it, I personally get 1/14.

Here is something for you to think about...
If a = b then (a - b) = 0

Therefore you have division by zero.

Therefore I am God.
2. (Original post by proud nd luvin it)
Bloody hell these threads aren't very imaginative anymore. It depends how you do it, I personally get 1/14.

Here is something for you to think about...
You can't divide by zero.

Strictly speaking, the answer is 3.5 because you have (1/2)*(3+4) according to BODMAS. However, not having the multiplication symbol explicitly placed between the 2 and the open bracket implies that the bracket is doubled before the rest of the sum is calculated, giving the answer 1/14.

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