##### What is the proper way to figure out this math problem? I have seen answer from 1 to 30

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1+1+1+1+1

1+1+1+1+1

1+1*0+1=?

1st way I get 12     1*0+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1=12

2nd way I get 11      break it down to 3 sets so 5+5+1=11

3rd way I get 1         stright line add each before the multiplication then multiply the zero add the last 1=1

Apr 22nd, 2015

1st way is the correct way.

First you should find multiplication than addition

As per the BODMAS rules (Bracket than Power of than Division than Multiplication than addition than subtraction)

Only first way fall into this BODMAS rule.

Hence correct answer will be 12.

Apr 22nd, 2015
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