This Math Equation That Divided The Internet: Nobody Knows The Right Answer

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How good at math are you? Turns out, some math equations are pretty challenging to solve. 8 ÷ 2(2+2). Looks simple, right? Not exactly. The Typical Student team picked the best tweets making attempt to solve the insidious equation. 

#1 Here's how it started:

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#2 Pulling out your old calculator:

 

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#3 Some say, the right answer is 16 but is it really?

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#4 And some say, people rooting for 16 need to retake math: 

 

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#5 How about 1?

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#6 This user did parenthesis, multiplication, then division, so the correct answer turned out to be 1:

 

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#7 Or maybe 100? math-equation-tweet-07

 

#8 People posted their deliberation on Twitter:

 

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#9 A person with two math degrees claims the correct answer is 1:

 

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#10 People are serious about it:

 

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Any questions or propositions?