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If someone said verbally what is 3+6/2. will the answer mathematically always be 6 because of bidmas or will then stressing different parts of the sentence change the answer? eg saying a pause after 3+6 then /2 or a pause after 3+ then 6/2. Or the fact that you don’t know whether there are brackets. idek if this makes sense
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If someone said verbally what is 3+6/2. will the answer mathematically always be 6 because of bidmas or will then stressing different parts of the sentence change the answer? eg saying a pause after 3+6 then /2 or a pause after 3+ then 6/2. Or the fact that you don’t know whether there are brackets. idek if this makes sense
I think you've answered your own question!

If someone said this to me then I'd be influenced by where they placed the stress in the question, and if it wasn't clear then I'd ask them to clarify. There aren't really any mathematical rules for speech
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I think you've answered your own question!

If someone said this to me then I'd be influenced by where they placed the stress in the question, and if it wasn't clear then I'd ask them to clarify. There aren't really any mathematical rules for speech
You can use maths to prove english though
https://twitter.com/srinivasan19041/...097508353?s=20
(well sort of ...)
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You can use maths to prove english though
https://twitter.com/srinivasan19041/...097508353?s=20
(well sort of ...)
works for me
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