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How many distinct values are possible for the expression 

 if one set of parentheses may be placed in the expression?

 Feb 2, 2019
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8 + 4 x  6 ÷ 2

 

(8 + 4) x 6 ÷ 2  =  36

 

(8 + 4 x  6) ÷ 2  =  16

 

8 + (4 x  6 ÷ 2)  =   20

 

8 + 4 x ( 6 ÷ 2) =  20

 

8 + (4 x  6) ÷  2 =  20

 

( 8 + 4 x  6 ÷ 2) =  20

 

I get three distinct values 

 

 

cool cool cool

 Feb 2, 2019

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