Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    25 Jun '15 23:06
    If $1 = 100 cents

    then $1 = 10c x 10c

    substitute for 10c = 1/10 of a dollar

    so $1 = (1/10 of a dollar) x (1/10 of a dollar)

    so $1 = 1/100 of a dollar .. which is 1 cent.
  2. Subscriberjoe shmo
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    26 Jun '15 22:39
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    If $1 = 100 cents

    then $1 = 10c x 10c

    substitute for 10c = 1/10 of a dollar

    so $1 = (1/10 of a dollar) x (1/10 of a dollar)

    so $1 = 1/100 of a dollar .. which is 1 cent.
    $1 <> 10 cents x 10 cents

    $1 = 10 x 10 x cents
  3. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    27 Jun '15 08:46
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    $1 <> 10 cents x 10 cents

    $1 = 10 x 10 x cents
    That means the guy at the Bureau de Change ripped me off! 😳
  4. Subscribersonhouse
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    27 Jun '15 17:23
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    $1 <> 10 cents x 10 cents

    $1 = 10 x 10 x cents
    Picky picky🙂
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    30 Jul '15 11:00
    One square meter is ten decimeter times ten decimeter. Because a square meter is an area while one decimeter is not.

    One dollar is not 10 cents times ten cents. Because a dollar is not an area. There is no way a dollar can be $^2.

    No, it's not picky.
  6. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    05 Aug '15 02:23
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    There is no way a dollar can be $^2.

    No, it's not picky.
    And that is why banknotes are oblong.
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