# Where do you put parenthesis to make equation true? 4x2-2^2 divided by 9 +2=6 (not sure how to make division sign)

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Add parantheses to make `(4*2-2^2)/9+2=6` true:

Subtract 2 from both sides:

`(4*2-2^2)/9=4`

Multiply both sides by 9:

`4*2-2^2=36`

So the left hand side could be `6^2` ;

`(4*2-2)^2=6^2` as required.

The solution:

`((4*2-2)^2)/9+2=6`