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#### kdlynn

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« Reply #50 on: 20/09/2007 13:13:46 »
no probably not. lol

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« Reply #51 on: 21/09/2007 01:11:27 »
distance formula
d√(x1-y1)2+(x2-y2)2

midpoint formula
m=x1+y1/2, x2+y2/2

#### kdlynn

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« Reply #52 on: 21/09/2007 02:09:52 »
i would actually probably understand that just about as much as i do right now if you wrote it in chinese. languages and history are my thing

#### moonfire

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« Reply #53 on: 21/09/2007 03:47:25 »
karen i can't copy off of you if you're going to get the wrong answer. lol

I rechecked paper and calculator .. lo is right!! LOL

hehe It is okay!  We are all subject to errors! Me too!

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« Reply #54 on: 21/09/2007 03:49:30 »
distance formula
d√(x1-y1)2+(x2-y2)2

midpoint formula
m=x1+y1/2, x2+y2/2

Ummm, see I don't have my specialized lil calculator either! hehe Okay, let's figure this one on paper...I don't think I like my lovely calculations on paper...not sure if answer is correct.  Thanks Ben for keeping me busy for at least 5 minutes! [:o)]

#### Carolyn

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« Reply #55 on: 21/09/2007 14:46:20 »
Okay, I will behave and fess up, it is really 1885 since no one corrected it...pretty close though guys!

It is not!  She's yanking our chain!
« Last Edit: 21/09/2007 14:48:28 by Carolyn »

#### Karen W.

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« Reply #56 on: 21/09/2007 15:36:59 »
Carolyn.. You missed these posts from the other page... Lo did correct us and I rechecked mine and found my errors as I was doing it by hand and did not carry and bring down properly! LOL so tested with calculator also... knew Lo was right! LOL!

Okay, I will behave and fess up, it is really 1885 since no one corrected it...pretty close though guys!

She is right Kadie I made a mistake! LOL I rechecked on paper again with sleep,it I am now coming up  1,885! LOL One of us is not a mathematician.. It is no doubt me! I rechecked with calculator and that is indeed correct! LOL Oh Lo I am so bad!LOL LOL

karen i can't copy off of you if you're going to get the wrong answer. lol

I rechecked paper and calculator .. lo is right!! LOL

#### Karen W.

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« Reply #57 on: 21/09/2007 15:39:26 »
distance formula
d√(x1-y1)2+(x2-y2)2

midpoint formula
m=x1+y1/2, x2+y2/2

Ummm, see I don't have my specialized lil calculator either! hehe Okay, let's figure this one on paper...I don't think I like my lovely calculations on paper...not sure if answer is correct.  Thanks Ben for keeping me busy for at least 5 minutes! [:o)]

I could never do that math there I don't even understand what I see let alone know how to figure it! LOL

#### Karen W.

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« Reply #58 on: 21/09/2007 15:40:22 »
i would actually probably understand that just about as much as i do right now if you wrote it in chinese. languages and history are my thing

Me too! LOL

#### Carolyn

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« Reply #59 on: 21/09/2007 16:06:20 »
Carolyn.. You missed these posts from the other page... Lo did correct us and I rechecked mine and found my errors as I was doing it by hand and did not carry and bring down properly! LOL so tested with calculator also... knew Lo was right! LOL!

Okay, I will behave and fess up, it is really 1885 since no one corrected it...pretty close though guys!

She is right Kadie I made a mistake! LOL I rechecked on paper again with sleep,it I am now coming up  1,885! LOL One of us is not a mathematician.. It is no doubt me! I rechecked with calculator and that is indeed correct! LOL Oh Lo I am so bad!LOL LOL

karen i can't copy off of you if you're going to get the wrong answer. lol

I rechecked paper and calculator .. lo is right!! LOL

No, I saw them, but I'm pretty sure she's messin' with us.

#### moonfire

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« Reply #60 on: 21/09/2007 17:31:43 »
Carolyn is such a PI! (I don't mean pi) ;-) Here is how you figure out the correct answer(your hint Karen, even I make mistakes which is probably how Carolyn found me out...

Now add 1289 + 34 =1323 -22 = 1301 + 17 = 1318 + 1456 =2774 -839 = 1935

1935 is the true answer! 1885 & 1884 is incorrect!  I just thought our little Mathematican would bust me and teach me correctly...

Instead we have the forum detective trying to correct me while I waited!  Glad I am seeing you tomorrow

#### Carolyn

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« Reply #61 on: 22/09/2007 00:45:08 »
Carolyn is such a PI! (I don't mean pi) ;-) Here is how you figure out the correct answer(your hint Karen, even I make mistakes which is probably how Carolyn found me out...

Now add 1289 + 34 =1323 -22 = 1301 + 17 = 1318 + 1456 =2774 -839 = 1935

1935 is the true answer! 1885 & 1884 is incorrect!  I just thought our little Mathematican would bust me and teach me correctly...

Instead we have the forum detective trying to correct me while I waited!  Glad I am seeing you tomorrow

Just as I suspected!

Thank God!  I thought I was losing my mind!  Everytime I worked it out I came up with 1935.  Gosh, you had me thinking I was missing something!

Glad I'm seeing you tomorrow too!

#### Karen W.

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« Reply #62 on: 22/09/2007 00:48:59 »
This is the original  equation some different then the new one posted! but the same.. I have really messed up adding because I have done it again and indeed it is 1935 LOL!

Very good so far! Now add 1289 + 34 -22 + 17 +1456 -839 hehe

Carolyn is such a PI! (I don't mean pi) ;-) Here is how you figure out the correct answer(your hint Karen, even I make mistakes which is probably how Carolyn found me out...

Now add 1289 + 34 =1323 -22 = 1301 + 17 = 1318 + 1456 =2774 -839 = 1935

1935 is the true answer! 1885 & 1884 is incorrect!  I just thought our little Mathematican would bust me and teach me correctly...

Instead we have the forum detective trying to correct me while I waited!  Glad I am seeing you tomorrow

« Last Edit: 22/09/2007 00:55:25 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #62 on: 22/09/2007 00:48:59 »