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On Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 5:46:50 PM UTC-6, joeturn wrote:
> 6รท2(1+2) = ? 
> This expression can be simplified to yield 9
> two ways and not be misunderstood by the majority.
> The obvious is to multiply 6/2 by (1+2)
> 1+2=3 times 6/2=3
> thus 3 X 3 = 9
> 
> The second way to simplify is to covert it to 
> a fraction as shown below.
> 6(1+2)/2. So you have 
> 6 x 3 divided by 2
> 6x3 =18/2
> 18/2 = 9
> 
> *always remove the parenthesis by solving whats in them first.
> 
>  It is as simple as 1+2x3


But let's not forget that the number nine was really played by Morgan Freeman.