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Can You Solve This Math Problem With The Order Of Operations?

Can you solve this math problem?: 6^2 ÷ 2(3) + 4 = ? There are two ways of looking at this problem with the order of operations. Basically, you can multiply the 2 and the 3 together first,or divide 6^2 by 2 before multiplying it by 3. The most common solutions to this problem are 10 and 58. Google calculator and WolframAlpha both yield 58 when given this problem. What did you get, and how did you solve this brain teaser? See an explanation in the video below.

6^2 ÷ 2(3) + 4 = ? The Correct Answer

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