What is 8÷2(2+2)=? answer

What is 8÷2(2+2)=? answer

The viral math problem"What is 8÷2(2+2)=? answer"

This Math problem is going viral on the internet and many people attemting and failing it. When it was first posted on Facebook page, only about 10% of those who solved it got the correct answer.
 Check some solving  by facebook fan on screenshot below if it's correct
From the screenshot above, you see how many people are failing.

This is why I have decided to solve it and give you the correct answer with some explainations in details.

Solving math problems like Quizes, puzzles can refresh your memory. Today I will teach you how to solve this Quiz and these kinds of Math problems with some explainations.

Check the Quiz on the screenshot below,
Solve and compare your answer with my own.

What is 8÷2(2+2)=? answer

To solve this puzzle,I will apply BODMAS. If you have forgotten, BODMAS is an acronym which stands for Bracket, Order of operation, Division, Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction.
Some people always take "O" in BODMAS and of which is wrong.

Now, 8÷2(2+2)=?
The first thing to do is to solve what is in the bracket.
So, 2+2= 4.

Rearranging the question,
I get 8÷2(4)=?
Implies 8÷2×4=?
Implies 4×4=?
Implies 16=?

Therefore, the answer to the viral math problem is 16.

Note that if you multiply before dividing, you will get a different answer from someone who divided before multiplicating.
Always try to follow mathematics rules to get your answers correct.


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