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Simple Fifth-Grade Math Equation Is Causing A Heated Debate On Twitter

What started out as a tweet asking followers to solve a (seemingly) very simple math problem turned into quite the heated debate between laypeople and mathematicians alike about the correct way to use the order of operations. Needless to say, most of us have not so much as looked at a math problem since high school. Yikes.

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By Kenny
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Punmaster Kenny says: "Them Hessians were a determinant of the American Revolutionary War."

Agreed, Kenny, agreed. And while I admire their efforts on the whole, I really do think their whole approach to the conflict was a bit too two-dimensional to be truly effective. - Matty Malaprop

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... aaaaaaaaaaand this is why I majored in English. My sweet nothings don't require solving for variables, hollaaaaaa! - Matty Malaprop

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With all the internal turmoil happening over in the Middle East, I worry their faith system might be stuck at square root one. - Matty Malaprop