OK - this one has been argued to death in several different threads, but the answers have been less than satisfactory... so someone provide a reason why I am wrong here:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

48 / 2(9 + 3) = 2.

Why? Because the distributive property of multiplication means that 2(9+3) = (2*9+2*3).

For example, what if we replace (9+3) with x? 48 / 2x = ?

Yes? No?

(Apologies in advance for posting yet again that which everyone thinks has been put to rest).

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# Distributive property of multiplication

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