The answer ofcourse is: 42!

QuoteThe answer ofcourse is: 42!But 42! is something like 1.4 x 10^{51}

I've seen this on 2 different forums and it seems about 50/50 that people get it right. And hilariously the people who don't are adamant they are right. Let's see what happens here.Please solve: 48÷2(9+3) = ?

Seems about half of people can't remember BEDMAS.

and a common rule that say to evaluate left to right in the absence of other clues.

BEDMAS

so parentheses really are the only way to truly express this one unambiguously

BIDMAS (Brackets, Indices, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction)