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Offline tony6789

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Math Problem!
« on: 02/05/2006 14:21:48 »
1+1=2

2+2+4=8

8=?

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #1 on: 02/05/2006 19:11:24 »
*puzzled*..not too sure what you're asking here Tony ?

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #2 on: 04/05/2006 14:19:36 »
what does 8= u guys r all scientists ya should be able to work it out

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #3 on: 04/05/2006 16:33:02 »
2+2+4?


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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #4 on: 09/05/2006 14:18:58 »
COME ON!!! IT IS NOT THAT HARD!

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #5 on: 09/05/2006 15:21:00 »
8=4+4 ?

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #6 on: 12/05/2006 14:32:35 »
YES!!! finally!

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #7 on: 12/05/2006 14:55:00 »

Are you completely certain?
 



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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #8 on: 13/05/2006 02:28:48 »
I think tony is trying to define a series:

1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 ......


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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #9 on: 13/05/2006 03:32:54 »
Did you ever watch Red Dwarf Jim ?..that was a great series.

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #10 on: 13/05/2006 16:30:08 »
Red Dwarf - not much. The comody was a little obscure for me. I have seen it, though.


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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #11 on: 16/05/2006 07:46:03 »
Well, for standard mathematics, sure.
but 2+2 can also =5 so then... 5+4=8?
I don't neccessarily recall all that too well.
 

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #12 on: 23/05/2006 03:17:32 »
quote:
Originally posted by Dante

Well, for standard mathematics, sure.
but 2+2 can also =5 so then... 5+4=8?
I don't neccessarily recall all that too well.



I think your refering to computers. The fun of int/float calculations
(for those of you who are confused, when a computer converts from a floating point number to an integer, it rounds down. So 2.7+2.6=5.3 ==> 2+2=5 )
 

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Re: Math Problem!
« Reply #13 on: 08/06/2006 23:23:50 »
or in say a base 3 math where 2 + 2 = 11
since the highest number they can have is 2 (so there are 3 numbers, 0, 1 2) there
so when 2 + 2 adds up to 4, the 4 is 11 in base 3, 5 is 12, 6 is 20, etc
 

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