## View Poll Results: 40 + 40 x 0 + 1= ?

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I think it's 41 cos you do the multiplication first.

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Hmmm maybe I'm completely wrong. I just calculated it and it said 41 but I always thought 0x anything was 0 I'm so confused lol

You do the multiplication first bonks so :
40 + (40x0) + 1 =
40 + 0 + 1 = 41

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Yep 41 because of the order of operations- multiplication first, so
40x0=0
Then work from left to right, so 40+0+1=41

7. Sorry Bonkers, according to the rule of operation- BODMAS, you're wrong.

It's 41.

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Lmao Awww how embarrassing... Well I am a little bonkers so it's ok hahaha

9. Originally Posted by Bonkers
Lmao Awww how embarrassing... Well I am a little bonkers so it's ok hahaha
Don't be embarrassed...so many people forget about this rule. On the facebook poll it was close to even and on this poll it is even!

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11. I said 81.. maths never was my strong point.. lol

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The order of operations is:
1. Brackets (B)
2. Orders: Exponents and roots (O)
3. Multiplication or division (DM)

So the answer is 41 in this case

I loved maths at school. Was a very strong point of mine

14. I'd better get it right since I'm a teacher!

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