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# Topix Chitown Regulars

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#92693 Oct 14, 2013
3+3*3-3+3=?

PEMDAS, also known as order of operations, stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, Addition and Subtraction. There are no parentheses or exponents in this equation, so you then look for multiplication and division (3x3, which equals 9). Then you add and subtract. 3+9-3+3 =12
MILLION TRUCKER MARCH
#92694 Oct 14, 2013
ScarletandOlive wrote:
3+3*3-3+3=?
PEMDAS, also known as order of operations, stands for Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, Addition and Subtraction. There are no parentheses or exponents in this equation, so you then look for multiplication and division (3x3, which equals 9). Then you add and subtract. 3+9-3+3 =12
ONE MILLION!!!!

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#92695 Oct 14, 2013
MILLION TRUCKER MARCH wrote:
<quoted text>ONE MILLION!!!!

What do I win?
A finger... I mean, thumbs up!

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#92696 Oct 14, 2013
I still say it's 18

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#92697 Oct 14, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
I still say it's 18
Check this out - http://www.purplemath.com/modules/orderops.ht...

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#92698 Oct 14, 2013
More liberal "New Age" math, Everybody's always right. If Johnny says 2+2-2*2 = 0, then it does, forget that the rest of us know it to be 4.
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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Check this out - http://www.purplemath.com/modules/orderops.ht...

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#92699 Oct 14, 2013
RACE wrote:
<quoted text>More liberal "New Age" math, Everybody's always right. If Johnny says 2+2-2*2 = 0, then it does, forget that the rest of us know it to be 4.
Not new anything. These have always been the rules of order.

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#92700 Oct 14, 2013
Oh yeah? Well what did they do before exponents and parenthesis were invented?
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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Not new anything. These have always been the rules of order.

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#92701 Oct 14, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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No, mine. You hadn't posted in Regs so I didn't look down for your entries. I posted but they didn't take.
Wonky computer stuff. NBD.

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#92702 Oct 14, 2013
RACE wrote:
More liberal "New Age" math, Everybody's always right. If Johnny says 2+2-2*2 = 0, then it does, forget that the rest of us know it to be 4.
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Oh for heaven's sake.

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#92703 Oct 14, 2013
Omg, the girls who live next door were outside screeching again. There dad just sits there and says "the kids are kind of loud." I have a headache and my boys were out there playing with them, so I felt that I was well within my rights to walk over and tell all of them that screeching is not acceptable and they need to stop.

I try not to judge other peoples' parenting, but my neighbors need to enforce limits with their daughters. This guy NEVER says no to them.

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#92704 Oct 14, 2013
I think you were correct, loud screeching is totally unacceptable......

“Where is Tonka?”

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Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#92705 Oct 14, 2013
Yes, happy children screeching in delight is totally unacceptable. What was that man thinking. Couldnt they have been learning their times tables or something?

Occasional days of screeching kids is not going to burn my cookies, but every day after school would.

I give scarlet a pass though cause she had a headache, but next time she needs to put on white noise and go into the basement.
Go Blue Forever wrote:
I think you were correct, loud screeching is totally unacceptable......

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#92706 Oct 14, 2013
RACE wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, happy children screeching in delight is totally unacceptable. What was that man thinking. Couldnt they have been learning their times tables or something?

Occasional days of screeching kids is not going to burn my cookies, but every day after school would.

I give scarlet a pass though cause she had a headache, but next time she needs to put on white noise and go into the basement.
If it was just occasional, I could deal. This is every day, glass-breaking screeching, though. I was finally at the point where I had to say something. If you know your kids are annoyingly loud, it is your job to tell them to tone it down. Instead, they have contests to see who can screech the loudest and highest.

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#92707 Oct 14, 2013
PEllen wrote:
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Oh for heaven's sake.
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i thought this was what it was before even clicking the link....
cheluzal
#92708 Oct 14, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>I'm glad i was never that bad...as i can still recall, the physical pain was as bad if you won or lost.....lol....Maybe he was starved for attention?
Oh, that's what I said! He needed attention from anyone around whoi would give it. It was sad.

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#92709 Oct 15, 2013

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#92710 Oct 15, 2013

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#92711 Oct 15, 2013
Geez....what a sleeper the Monday Night Football game was....i had much bigger expectations for a matchup of Colts v. Chargers.....sadly, i was nodding off by the half....lol....

“Where is Tonka?”

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#92712 Oct 15, 2013
Yeah, thats a deal breaker. I have seen kids like that. Its not about the fun, its about the screaming. Thats when the parents need to get involved.
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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If it was just occasional, I could deal. This is every day, glass-breaking screeching, though. I was finally at the point where I had to say something. If you know your kids are annoyingly loud, it is your job to tell them to tone it down. Instead, they have contests to see who can screech the loudest and highest.

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