# Maths Week 2017 – WIN PRIZES

Maths Week is a premier mathematics event in the New Zealand school calendar.
It gets the attention of an estimated audience of more than 250,000 students, teachers and parents, from around New Zealand in August each year.
In its 17th year of operation Maths Week has moved from strength to strength and this year there are more interactive mathematics and more challenges! Check out the Maths Week website HERE
Maths Week is the creation of the New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers (NZAMT).
To celebrate Maths week on Kiwi Kids News we are giving away a Volcano Laboratory to one mathematician.
All you need to do is work out the answer to this maths question

## 6 + 3 × (8 – 6) =

### 54 Responses

1. lavinia says:

it is 12

2. Norry says:

3. Norry says:

12

4. Rebecca says:

12

5. Rebecca says:

6. issie2003 says:

12

7. Cameron says:

If you follow BEDMAS it equals 7

8. Daniel says:

BEDMAS
8-6=2
3×2=6
6+6+12

9. Anonymous says:

6 + 3 x (8 – 6) = 12

10. Answet says:

12

11. Anonymous says:

18

It is 12 because 8-6×3+6=12

13. Anonymous says:

It is 18

14. hendrix says:

12

15. grace says:

its 9

16. Kavin says:

What!!! It’s 18

17. Kavin says:

What!!! The awnser is 18

18. sam says:

12

19. Anonymous says:

20. Anonymous says:

12

21. Anonymous says:

it is 12 it is very simple

22. Anonymous says:

Of course it’s 18

23. Cameron says:

18

24. Lialena says:

It’s 18

25. Anonymous says:

26. Braven says:

27. Henrietta says:

its 12

28. Anonymous says:

It is 12

29. Anonymous says:

It is 66

30. Anonymous says:

It was 18

31. Anonymous says:

It’s 18

32. Anonymous says:

it is 24 essy

33. rion says:

18 no chet

34. Anonymous says:

It is 12!!!

35. ? says:

12

36. Anonymous says:

it’s 12

37. Anonymous says:

is it 12

38. Anonymous says:

i think it is 12

39. larn says:

use bedmas so that means the answer is 12
🙂

40. Cate says:

27

41. Amy says:

12

42. Anonymous says:

its 18

43. Neve says:

It’s 18

44. payal says:

it is 18 cause 6+3=9 (9 times 9 + 18

45. payal says:

it is 18

46. Anonymous says:

YAY MATHS WEEK!!

47. Tyler says:

48. Anonymous says:

It’s 12. Not 18, 12.

49. jacob says:

its 12

50. jacob says:

12

51. Anonymous says:

its 12

52. Anonymous says:

it is not 18 it is 12

53. marie says:

it 12

54. Anonymous says:

Answer is 12 because you use bedmas

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