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One for maths geeks.

Without giving it away, do you think

Without giving it away, do you think

- it's right, but you're not sure what's clever about it?
- it's right, but you have to have a pretty good understanding of maths to know why?
- it's wrong

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230 - (220*0.5)

So the order you should do your calculations in is:

Sponsored links:Because you don't the answer has to be 120.

It is the same with something like 2 + 3 x 4. Some people might say it's 20, but it's not, the answer is 14.

So no great surprise most people are using Bodmas rules.

Sponsored links:Examples: 3! is 3x2x1 = 6.

4! is 4x3x2x1 = 24.

5! = 5x4x3x2x1 = 120.

So with the answer being 5! does that not mean that the real answer is still 120?

As far as I see it, it is the same therefore if you put 120 or 5! It makes no difference. It is the same.

all comes down to if you know the difference between 5 and 5!

Does bodmas come into it if you just put the figures into a calculator....no.

That being the case the answer is 5.

If you were going it as a proper maths equation then the answer is 120.