48÷2(9+3) = ? - Comment #240,343

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Gamzee
Gamzee

I dont see why PEMDAS is wrong, but if my fucking math teachers were making me dumber all these years I’m gonna bust some ass. ok PEMDAS version
48/2(9+3)
48/2*12
48/24
2

DONT thumb this down, simply explain why the method is wrong, because every damn math teacher makes us use this, so why is it wrong?

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TheFrostDragon
TheFrostDragon

in reply to Gamzee

I think that it would be 288, because when I was taught pemdas, I was taught to treat M and D as a single piece, just like A and D are, and when there are multiple multiplications and divisions, just go from right to left.
48/2(9+3)
48/2(12)
24(12)
288

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