Math Problem

This is setting the net on fire. I don’t much care, myself, but it is mildly interesting.

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/math-problem-twitter-bedmas-pemdas_ca_5d420367e4b0acb57fc6b0fd

The only thing I can see is the division sign could be mistaken for a plus sign. Is it because the teacher is wounded and in body armor. I don’t get it. I get 16.

It’s an order-of-events controversy. Do you divide 8 by 2 first, then multiply by (2 + 2) or do you multiply 2(2 +2) first? I go along with the second choice so my answer is 1 but I don’t really care.

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I got 16 too.