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Why? Order of operations.

here's a way to remember...

P=Parentheses

E=Exponents

M=Multiplication

D=Division

A=Addition

S=Subtraction

In other words, first solve brackets, then parentheses, then multiplication/division, then addition/subtraction last.

In the case of "2 + 2/2"...

First: Division (2/2)

Second: Addition (2+1)

Thus, 2+2/2 = 3

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Actually, "Hals" is my cousin. I'm "Halls"!

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You all look the same to me.Originally posted by HallsofIvy

Actually, "Hals" is my cousin. I'm "Halls"!

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ah, a typo discovered i have. mb. also i thought that you were supposed to work left to right? isnt that a rule too? maybe im just crazy.

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