48÷2(9+3) = 2 or 288?

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What's 48÷2(9+3) = ?

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  1. TheProle

    TheProle Pls go, Milhouse.

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    (And please do not send me an e-mail either asking for or else proffering a definitive verdict on this issue. As far as I know, there is no such final verdict. And telling me to do this your way will not solve the issue!)

    This website was written and coded by a human, just like other humans (in particular, ones with Ph.D's) that we've seen quoted already in the thread have stated otherwise.

    Looks like it's a toss-up. Good troll is good. This was fun, though.
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  2. Tradish

    Tradish illest alive

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    that was to rebuttal Dlors "clearly" talk. she said there was no definite answer even though the consensus is yes, and teachers who dont agree will teach it differently or sum shit.

    I wonder why u would need another operation for multiplication without a special purpose.

    what other operators have that?

    waiting for someone to tell me division.
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  3. D-Lor

    D-Lor Well-Known Member

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    Purple math is pretty much the only site on the internet that says that. Trust me, I've read every large thread about this. It's pretty much purple math vs the internet.
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  4. Tradish

    Tradish illest alive

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    I dont trust you, link me up.

    I feel like im going into overtime with this topic so its up to u.
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  5. D-Lor

    D-Lor Well-Known Member

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    na. just go to physorg, mathhelp and sherdog. I'm not gonna do your research for you. I posted a youtube link already
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  6. Slick Jeronimo

    Slick Jeronimo OTBVA Senator Nominee

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    this is still going on???

    its 2
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  7. reznick

    reznick New Member

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    my calculator says 288




    but my abacus says 2
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  8. Tradish

    Tradish illest alive

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    blindly trust u found the truth or do my own research eh?

    sounds like a stand the church should adopt.
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  9. D-Lor

    D-Lor Well-Known Member

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    Has there been an answer. I can end this right now, I just feel silky asking this Berkeley phd a pre algebra question
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  10. D-Lor

    D-Lor Well-Known Member

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    Ok I asked, and I know the answer
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  11. JobOne

    JobOne Man of the Hour

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    What did they say?
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  12. Tradish

    Tradish illest alive

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    regardless of what they say the answer is, I hope u asked him about the confusion and not just for the answer.

    Said person should be able to explain why something is right and why something is wrong.
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  13. Saddle Rattle

    Saddle Rattle Sup

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  14. D-Lor

    D-Lor Well-Known Member

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    I'm uploading a video when I get home. No one will believe me if I just so. Hopefully I got all of it. The guy is a ring theorist, but he sometimes teaches calculus.
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  15. chrishansen

    chrishansen Well-Known Member

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    did you make your flight to colorado breh?
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  16. drewthetruth

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    its 2, im no phd and i still kno the answer cuz im god, genius on drugs WLAHAALALALALALALALAAAAAAA
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  17. Judgekure

    Judgekure 48÷2(9+3)=288 tbh

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    Attention: If the answer Dlor provides is not 288 then the views expressed in the soon to be posted Dlor video do not reflect the views of #Team288.


    Thank you.
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  18. ErikForeman

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    48÷2(9+3)

    First step is simple, as parenthesis come first in order of operations.

    However, the question is written poorly, as you are to assume all 9mm handguns hold the same capacity of rounds. This is not the case; the standard clip holds 15 16 or 17 rounds. This leaves a margin of error in the problem already, but we can get past this by assuming it is the safer number, 16.

    So now that we've got the amount of ammunition in a standard 9mm pistol, we can do the math.

    (9+3) essentially 16+3 = 19

    48÷2(19)

    Next on the order of operations is: 48÷2

    which can translate to 48x½

    Now, a 48-calibur firearm is not standard in the slightest. It's actually a fictional account of a weapon in the Starwars universe. (A successor of the .44 magnum) This movie wasn't huge on details when it came to the account of the weapon, but the capacity was actually accounted for; this number is 8. (Due to its heavy armor piercing, and thus larger rounds in a smaller form factor.

    48÷2 is consequently seen as 8÷2, which = 4

    We are now down to the bare mathematics in this problem.

    4(19) can be translated to 4x19 which becomes 76.

    76 is an abbreviation of the year 1976, which was the year in which the Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975 was passed in the District of Columbia.

    The results of the decision were fairly close, which came out to be a 2 to 1 vote. Just barely passing the act.

    2÷1=2

    The answer is 2.
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  19. drewthetruth

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    who gives a fuck what a phd from berkly says anyways that school is like #50 in the country


    how long were you conceiving that post erik be honest tbh
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  20. D-Lor

    D-Lor Well-Known Member

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    The battle is next week
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