Originally Posted by AlexB
I voted 1, but then changed my mind - 16!
I was always taught do the brackets first, then do the sum. I can see how people get to 1 as I did - there’s a temptation to do the 2x bit first as well as it’s next to the brackets, but I realised that was my mistake.
Same here. I would never write it down like that, 8:2x(2+2) or 8/2•(2+2) is less confusing to me, in particular that ÷ thingy.