1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0 = ???  TOPIC_SOLVED

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1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0 = ???

Postby cassi on Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:36 am

Ok, I have been posed with this question, but several of us are arguing over the answer....

1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0

I was thinking due to PEMDAS that the answer would be 16, but others keep telling me this is 0.... Now I am getting confused and second guessing myself.
Please help! :confused:
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Postby stapel_eliz on Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:20 am

cassi wrote:Ok, I have been posed with this question, but several of us are arguing over the answer....

1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0

I was thinking due to PEMDAS that the answer would be 16, but others keep telling me this is 0....

What is their justification for a value of zero? :confused: :shock:
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Re: 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0 = ???  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby maggiemagnet on Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:38 pm

cassi wrote:1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0

I was thinking due to PEMDAS that the answer would be 16, but others keep telling me this is 0....:

If the expression had been "(1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1)*0", then "0" would have been the correct answer. But since there is nothing grouping the zero at the end to any but the last one, your answer is correct.

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