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ccured 03-11-2014 10:25 PM

70% of people get this wrong
 
apparently 70% of people get this wrong.
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Thenardier 03-11-2014 10:27 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
7

Sir Cuss 03-11-2014 10:28 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
7? Jesus I hope I'm not on a Clemson math level.

3MTA3 03-11-2014 10:29 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
PEMDAS

Acockolypse Now 03-11-2014 10:42 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
7, unless I'm missing something.

JerseyBird 03-11-2014 10:46 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
42!


j/k I got 7

RGHoskins 03-11-2014 10:49 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
1

GamecockMomSC 03-11-2014 10:50 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
5

ETA
:rotfl:

Somehow I kept the negative sign and used it to make the 1 at the end negative so I was saying 6-1=5. It is 7. Blonde moment.... Sorry.

LBC 03-11-2014 10:53 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Count me among the 70%

Gamecocks1137 03-11-2014 10:56 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 3MTA3 (Post 4110231)
PEMDAS

Yep, its 7. You multiply and divide before you add anything together, or subtract.

Spurticus 03-11-2014 10:59 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
It's too obvious, so that means I'm probably wrong, but I got 1

RGHoskins 03-11-2014 11:01 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Spurticus (Post 4110257)
It's too obvious, so that means I'm probably wrong, but I got 1

It is 1.

3MTA3 03-11-2014 11:02 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RGHoskins (Post 4110258)
It is 1.


No it's not.

It's 7.

Thenardier 03-11-2014 11:04 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RGHoskins (Post 4110258)
It is 1.

*facepalm

MEL 03-11-2014 11:08 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
7

RGHoskins 03-11-2014 11:09 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Durr. Back in my day we used parentheses.

etowngangsta 03-11-2014 11:18 PM

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3MTA3 03-11-2014 11:19 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RGHoskins (Post 4110269)
Durr. Back in my day we used parentheses.


Where would you put the parentheses in this equation without changing the outcome or being redundant?

RGHoskins 03-11-2014 11:20 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 3MTA3 (Post 4110275)
Where would you put the parentheses in this equation without changing the outcome or being redundant?

Around the 1 and 0 and the 2 and 2. Do it left to right and what do you come up with?

gamecockphan 03-11-2014 11:20 PM

Re: 70% of people get this wrong
 
6-0+1=7


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