### Who’s Correct?

**You may have seen this post on social media. When people answer in the ‘comment’ section they are so sure they are right (when they are not). What is the correct answer for this problem? What do you think is the most common wrong answer? What mistake are people making when they get the wrong answer? What ‘skill’ do you need in order to solve this problem successfully? Please feel free to reply to other students’ comments as well and defend your solution or POLITELY explain why you feel their solution is incorrect! 🙂**

I think that the most common answer is 13 the mistake that people are making is they aren’t multiplying the 0. I think the skill you would need to answer this question is you just need to pay close attention to the symbols and all the numbers.

what u do first is order of operation so we are putting parentheses around the 1* 0 and adding up all the rest what people did wrong was they added up all the ones and then timesd it by zero which gave u zero

The correct answer is 12. You have to use PEMDAS and multiply one by zero. Then you have to add all of the ones and you will get 12. I beleive that that the most common mistake that people make is that they skip PEMDAS and do the problem from top to bottom.

The right answer is 12 . the mistake that people usually make is they forget about order of operation . in order of operation the first thing that your suppose to do is divide and mulitple. So whe you muiltiple 0 times 1 its zero so then you add up the rest of the ones getting 12.

I disagree with you Kevin A you can get 13 but you have too multiply 0 with 13 to get 0. Every time you multiply by zero you get zero

The correct answer is 12. You have to use PEMDAS and multiply one by zero. Then you have to add all of the ones and you will get 12. I beleive that that the most common mistake that people make is that they skip PEMDAS and do the problem from top to bottom.

you could do 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1times 0+1 or you could do it backwards and you get 12 but if you do if from the top then you come up with 1.

it is wrong because I went thourgh orders of operation of pemdas and there was no paranthes ,exponets, and there was multiplication which was 1 times 0 than you have no more multiplication or divion than you have addition which is 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+ which equals 12

i already did this with my aunt the answer is 30 but people just add 1 plus 1 and thats it but the ones can equal 11 or 4 just to make more sence.

the answer is 12 because you multiply 1 by 0 and get 0 so then you add all the other 1’s left then you get the answer 12.

most people get this wrong because they add then multiply so then your only left with 1 but it is 12

there was no parentheses and no division or subtraction so it was just multiplication and addition so you multiply then add then you get 12

The answer that i got was 1. One common mistake that people make is they think the times sign is a plus sign or something else and get 13 and the most common wrong answer is 13 or 12. The skill you need is mental math so then you don’t get confused when you do it on a piece of paper.

1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 11 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 11 + 1 x 0 + 1

4 + 11 + 3 + 11 + 0 + 1 => 30

it is =0

the answer is 12 because you would have to go go in order by PEMDAS which means parenthesis exponents multiplication division add subtract so the their was no parentheses or exponents. but their was multiplication so then 0times 1 was 0 then you add up all the ones and get 12.

right answer = 1

common wrong answer = 13

[((1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1)*0+1)=?]

[(12*0)+1=?]

0+1=1

This is Harrison. I don’t know what happened but the above

Anonymous Says:

right answer = 1

common wrong answer = 13

[((1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1)*0+1)=?]

[(12*0)+1=?]

0+1=1

is in fact me. I’m just as confused as you are.

WHEN YOU ADD THEM ALL TOGETHER AND YOU GET 14 THEN YOU TIMES IT BY 0 AND YOU GET 0 AND THEN YOU ADD IT BY 1 AND IT EQUALS 1…..:):):):):):):(

the correct answer to this problem is 1 because when you add all the ones before 0 you get 13 then u multiply be 0 and then you add 1 and get a answer of 1.

1 because went you get to 0 after all though 1 but 1 then your going to add 1 and get 1.

the answer is gonna be 1 because you started by adding numbers and than you multiplied by 0 and everything times 0 equals 0 but than I added 0 by 1and the answer must be 1.

the correct answer is 13 and I think the mom common wrong answer would be 9+10=21 and the mistake people make is when they don’t line up their decimals and the skill you need to do this problem successfully would be to think using logic and wits.

my answer is 1 because anything multiplied by 0 will=0 and that +1=1

By using “PEMDAS” it is 12, but if you straight up do the math it is 0.

people are adding 0 instead of multiplying it

12×0+1=1

If you use PEMDAS, and add up all of the ones (before multiplying it with 0), it becomes 12 once its added up, you multiply it with 0, and the answer you get is zero. After you add a 1 to the zero, the answer is 1.

the answer is 0 and how you get that is by always going in order so add all the 1s up then doing the last line up it all together and ur answer end up being 1

12 is your awnser i found this as my awnser because i used PEMDAS

the answer is 1

I think people are expecting another plus sign when it is a mutiplicaation

The first thing that I did was that 0*1 because of pemdas and multiplication goes first then addition comes second. So I got 0 for 0*1 then I added 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 that equals 12. I think the common mistake is they added up all the ones and then times it by 0 then add one which will get 1.

The first thing that I did was that I use PEMDAS which is parentheses, exponents, multiply, divide, add, subtract so I saw that mutilation came first then addition came second so I did 0 times 1 and I got 0 then I did 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 and I got 12. I think the common mistake is when people do 0 times nothing and then adding all of the ones.

the answer is 13 the mistake is they are not multipliing by 0.1

1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 x 0+1=13 because you have to look closed on the problem if you do then your answer maybe be the same or different it does not mares……….

First you have to add up all the ones before you multiply it by 0 which equals 12 then you multiply it 0 which will make it 0 but then after you multiply you have to add 1 which makes the answer 1.

THE ANSWER IS TWELVE BECAUSE WHEN YOU MULTIPLY 1 AND 0 YOU GET RID OF THAT 1 AND ADD UP ALL THE OTHER ONES WHICH COMES OUT TWELVE.

the answer is 1 because when you add all the ones before the zero you get 12 then multiplied by 0 equals 0 plus one is 1. I think the most common answer is 13 because most people think the multiplying sign is plus so they add the zero not times the zero. The skill you need is to be able to read the problem slowly and know how to add and multiply.

If you do PEMDAS then multiplication would come first so you would do multiply 1 by 0 and then you would get 0 and then you would all the 1’s and you will get 12 cause there’s 12 ones.

The correct answer is 12 because you’re supposed to multiply first then add. Most people get this wrong because instead of multiplying, they add first. In order to solve this problem successfully, the skill you need to use is PEMDAS. Since there’s no parentheses, you move on to exponents, but there isn’t any. so the next step is to multiply or divide. In this problem, there’s multiplication, and that’s what you have to do first. Then there’s adding or subtracting. In this problem there’s addition so you add after you multiply.

The answer to this problem is 12. How I got this was I used PEMDAS and multiplied 1 by 0, then I added all of the ones and got 12. I think a common mistake people make is they forget to use PEMDAS and instead do the problem from top to bottom.

its twelve cuz pemdas plus i already did this one on facebook

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the answer is 12 b/c if you use pemdas it is 12

sorry the answer is 30 b/c 4 + 11 + 3 + 11 + 0 + 1 = 30

the answer is obviously 30 because if u add them up correctly its 30 and if you use PENDAS the answer is 30.

okay….um… im going the answer 12…..and the mistake is that there is no PEMDAS so 1xo and then times or adding then 12

the answer is 1 this is because when you multiply the 0 its zero and then you add the one

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For this blog i got the answer 12. I got this answer by PEMDAS. First you multiply the 1 and 0 and get 0 of course then you go through the rest and just add all of them. The most common mistake is getting the answer 1. People get this answer by just going through it regularly.

The correct answer is 1. Most common answer is 13. Most common mistake- not multiplying by 0. My strategy was, paying close attention to the symbols.

The answer is 1 because if you add up 1 12 times then multiply it by 0 you get 0 then you add 1 and get 1

THE ANSWER IS 1

I think the most common answer is 1.

The real answer is 13. You don’t do the problem the way it is written, you need to use PEMDAS.

There are two answers. If you just do plain math it is 1. If you use pemdas it is 13. I think most people think the most common mistake is 14. The mistakes are people don’t multiply the zero they probably add it.

i think the most common answer is 13 because they dont multiply the 0 and the answer is 1

The answer is 12. In order to solve this problem you need to use order of operations, so you have to multiply first, and then add all the ones and the 0. A common mistake would be doing the problem in the order its written and getting 1 as your answer.

The skill needed is PEMDAS. So if you are using PEMDAS, you will start by multiplying 0, then adding all the 1s to get 13. a commen mistake is reading left to right to get 1, but that is wrong if you use PEMDAS.

The answer is one, because all of the numbers before the X 0 means nothing, because anything times 0 is 0.

My answer is 30 I got 30 by doing PEMDAS (Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, and Subtraction) so I multiplication first because multiplication goes first then addition so I did 1×0 and I got 0 the 0+1+1+1+1+11+1+1+1+11+1 and I got 30. I think the most common wrong answer is 12 or 13. I think the mistake that people are doing is doing 0*1 and seeing all of the 1’s and not seeing the two 11’s. The skill of solving this problem is using PEMDAS.

omg I did not notice there was no + there you are smart

but even so, I think this is order of operations, so those would be meaningless , unless it is pemdas

i believe the most common wrong answer it 1 because people don’t use order of operations ,but if you use order of operations u get 12 because you do 1×0=o then add up 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+0+1=12

I think the most common wrong answer is 13 because some people might not notice that you need to multiply by 0. My answer is 1 because you add all the ones and then you multiply by 0 and after you add one which you end up with your answer being 1. To be able to solve this successfully these people need to make sure that they are doing to correct operation.

The answer I got is 1 by just adding them and then multiplying by 0 and then adding 1 again.

Multiplication his first 1 times 0 = 0 + one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one = 12.

answer is complete

my answer is 1 because the rest of the ones behind the 0 are meaningless because the answer would be times 0 and then you would plus one.

there is two common mistakes for this problem

1.they mistake they x for a +.

2. they assume that the0 is actually a one. for example, someone sees 50×0 and automatically thinks its 50. you guys know where im getting right?

The answer in 1 because you started adding by 1 and 1 and than you had to multiply by 0 so anything times 0 equals 0 but than I had to add 1 and 0+1=1 so that means my real answer has to be 1

The answer is 12. First, you have to follow the order of operations. Multiplication comes before addition, sou you do 1×0 first. Then you are left with 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+0+1. You add them all up and you are left with 12. I think that the most common wrong answer is 1. Some people add up all the ones first and then they multiply it by 0. They end up with 0 and then add the last 1 that comws after the 0, so they end up with 1. They just follow the problem in order without following the order of operations. The skill you need to solve the problem is using the order of operations, or PEMDAS.

Use Order of Operations. The most common answer is 12. You would have to multiply the 1 and 0 together, so you would 0. Then you would add the ones together and get 12.

I think it is 1 because when you add all the one together it is 12 but they forget that when you multiply by 0 the answer is always 0 so they think it is 13 because the people add the zero and the one and they get 13 but the answer is 1 .

The answer is 12 because i used the phrase Please Excuse my Dear Aunt Sally (PEMDAS) to solve so i multiplied the 1×0=0 first then added all the rest of the 1’s. The most common wrong answer is probably 1 because people just go in order to solve which would be 12×0=0+1=1. In order to solve you need to know the PEMDAS formula for solving equations.

The most common wrong answer would be 13 and some people might not of noticed the multiply by 0. You need to know multiplication and to notice how the problem just brings you to 1. So my answer was 1!

The answer is 12 because first you multiple 1 and 0 =0, then you add all of the 1’s which equals 12. People us ally never multiple first instead they add first. The people who get the wrong answer need to do PEMDAS.

Well i think the answer to this is 1 since no matter what number you multiply by zero, you will always get zero so zero plus one is one. I think that the most common wrong answer is 13 cause people forget that anything times zero is zero and they multiply it by one. So to not get this wrong just make sure you check it good and you o the math right.

It is 1 because you add all of the 1s up the times 0= 0 then add 1 which = 1.

I think most people get the answer wrong because they see 1+1 multiple times and they dont really see the 1 • 0 and they dont multiply it so they think the answer is 13 but really the answer is 1.

The correct answer is 12. Reason being is that you have to do orders of operations first in order to get the answer. So you have to multiply first then add the ones. Then you would get 12 and that is the answer. People may get multiple wrong answers depending if they know how to add or not and their most common mistake is not doing orders of operations.

The common wrong answer is 13. But my answer 1

The answer of the is 1 Because no matter what you multiply by 0 you will always get 0 then to get 1

The answer is 12. I think the common wrong answer would be 1. The mistake people are making is by adding all the ones before you have to multiply the zero, then once you multiply the zero you get zero then add by one which is one. The skill you need to solve the problem with would be order of operations or pemdas.

1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1=12*0=0+1=1

The correct answer is 1 because you add the ones and get 12 then multiply 12 & 0 then + 1 and get 1. The mistake people would make is that they would multiply 1 and 0 and get 0 then add the1 and gets 12.

The correct answer is 1 because you add the ones and get 12 then multiply 12 & 0 then + 1 and get 1. The mistake people would make is that they would multiply 1 and 0 and get 0 then add the1 and gets 12.

1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 11 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 11 + 1 x 0 + 1. 4 + 11 + 3 + 11 + 0 + 1 => 30 thats how i got my answer

The correct answer is 12, you would use the order of operations and start with multiplication, so 1×0 is 0, and then there’s 12 of the number 1’s left, so that leaves it with 12.

The most common answer is 13 and the mistake is that they didn’t multiply by .0

The correct answer would be 12. The most common answer is probably 1. The problem when other people are doing this problem is they do the 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 first which equals 11 then 11×0 equals 0 then +1= 1 but that answer is wrong. You need to use the order of operations to complete this problem so the 0x1= 0 then add all the 12 ones and the correct answer is 12. (Order of operations)

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It is order of operation! Do 0*1=0 correct?(multiply comes before

addition) Then add up the 1s or do 1*12and that = 12.

the awnser is 1 because anything you times 0 with will make the awnser 0 +’ing it by 1 will =1

right answer = 12

common wrong answer = 1

1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1*0+1=?

do this first—-1*0=0

1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1=12

My answer is 12.The method I used was (PEMDAS). First,I multiplied 1 by 0 and of course my answer was 0 and after that i just added the rest of the ones and got 12.😁😁😊😊😃😃😉

i got 12 because when i took 0 x 1 i got 0 then i added all the 1s which i got 12 and 12+0= 12 so that is my answer.

the answer would be 1.

the mistake that pepole mite be making is not multiplying the 0.

the skill is paing attention.

I think the most common answer is 13 cause some people just add the zero and think the multiplication sign is an addition sign but the correct answer is 1.

well first, the mistake that people male is not multiplying the 0. so people answer 13 instead of 1. the answer is one. the skill you need is to just pay attention a little more.

Really it doesn’t matter if you are right or wrong with this problem. You get 1 if you are adding everything and do ×0+1. And if you use PEMDAS, you will get 12 for adding 12 1’s and a zero. But still does it mean anything to get this problem wrong? Come On people. It’s 2015.

the anwser is 12 because FIRST you have to multiply 1×0 which equals 0 (of course) and then you are left with 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 and that equals 12 and obviously 12+0 equals 12

most people would think its ads all the ones then get 0 once you times by 0 and end up with one. but it’s order of operations so you’d get 1×0 which is 0 then add all the 1’s and get 12 as your answer.

most people will get this wrong because they need to times 12*0 and then add one

the answer is 1 not 12,13 so times the zero and add 1

Most people think its 1 because they see the times 0 and = 1 so they leave it at that, or people think its 13 because their eyes will get mixed up and think the x is a + so they think 13.

the answer would either be 12 or 1. I got 12 by using the order of operation and one by just going strait across. I think the most common answer is 13 because they don’t do the order of operation or pay close attention to the signs. Well that’s what I think :):):)

People could make the mistake of adding all the numbers together without noticing the 0.

The answer is 12 i got this because i used PEMDAS and multiply zero then you have to add all the ones and you will get 12.What most people do is skip PEMDAS and they just do the problem.

the answer is 1 becase 12 times 0 is 0 plus 1 would be 1