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# 6÷2(1+2)

${\displaystyle 6\div 2(1+2)}$ is a math question on the Internet in 2011. It appealed to millions of netizens discussing about it because the answer are different in different calculating angles.[3][4]

## Summary

This question is from a Facebook Netizen in Taiwan. It is said that more than half of people answer the wrong answer. The person who ask this question said that the correct answer to this question is "9", "1" is an incorrect answer. However, Mathematician don't have a consistent answer, and this question has created a controversy.[5] On Facebook, 3.42 million responded, 1.49 million answered "9" and 1.93 million answered "1". [6]

## References

1. 網搜小組／劉維榛報導 (2020-10-02). "「6÷2(2+1)」他一按計算機、手機答案打架　專家揭關鍵：9才正確" (in 中文). 東森新聞雲. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
2. 藤原水水 (2020-11-17). "封城只好算數學！小學乘除題「連計算機都搞錯」 網崩潰：書都白念了" (in 中文). 東森新聞雲. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
3. 李珮雲 (2019-04-03). "6÷2（1＋2）＝？百萬網友全答錯" (in 中文). 中國時報. Archived from the original on 2019-04-11. Retrieved 2019-04-11.
4. "6÷2(1+2)=? 百萬人錯答「1」" (in 中文). 蘋果日報. Archived from the original on 2014-04-13. Retrieved 2014-09-17.
5. "『6÷2(1+2)=?』ネットで議論を巻き起こしたこの問題！で、正解は？". grape [グレイプ]. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
6. "「6÷2（1+2）＝？」という小学生レベルの問題？ 大勢の人が「１」と答え半分以上が不正解". ガジェット通信 GetNews (in 日本語). 東京産業新聞社. 2011-05-06. Retrieved 2020-11-23.

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