What Is 48÷2(9+3) = ? The Correct Answer Explained

This problem went viral and generated millions of comments on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and social media sites. The problem What is 48÷2(9+3) = ? We explain how to get the correct answer by using the modern interpretation of the order of operations. We also explain how you would get a different answer under historical usage … Read more

What Is 60÷5(7-5) = ? The Viral Problem Everyone Is Arguing About. The correct Answer Explained

Everyone is arguing about this problem,  The problem involves the order of operations, historical math notation, and binary expression trees. Glad to see the world is passionate about mathematics! Here is a 1917 article from “The American Mathematical Monthly” that explains the usage of the division symbol as an exception to the order of operations … Read more