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what is 50+10%?

the answer is 50.1

then why does google or a calculator say its 55?

 Dec 8, 2018
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Not sure....

 

10% 0f 50 is

 10/100 * 50 =  5

So 50 + 10% ===== 50 +5 = 55    Done....no other answer...cheeky

 Dec 8, 2018
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Hey, Guest!

 

Notice that adding a set of parentheses will solve this issue. The calculator will evaluate 50+(10%) as 50.1

 Dec 8, 2018

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