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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member Wildfire
    Force of Nature
    14 Dec '05 04:16 / 1 edit
    Here's a fairly simple puzzler...

    What is the square root of bread?

    Keep in mind that this is not a joke, and that the answer does in fact have a numerical value that can be calculated if you think about it long enough.


    Edit: If no one can figure it out, I shall post a hint to get you started...
  2. Standard member eldragonfly
    leperchaun messiah
    14 Dec '05 04:18
    Originally posted by Wildfire
    Here's a fairly simple puzzler...

    What is the square root of bread?

    Keep in mind that this is not a joke, and that the answer does in fact have a numerical value that can be calculated if you think about it long enough.


    Edit: If no one can figure it out, I shall post a hint to get you started...
    10 cents on the dollar.
  3. 14 Dec '05 15:14
    Girls?
  4. 14 Dec '05 17:30
    907.72...?
  5. 14 Dec '05 18:03
    It's easy if you use your loaf
  6. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    14 Dec '05 19:56
    Originally posted by Wildfire
    Here's a fairly simple puzzler...

    What is the square root of bread?

    Keep in mind that this is not a joke, and that the answer does in fact have a numerical value that can be calculated if you think about it long enough.


    Edit: If no one can figure it out, I shall post a hint to get you started...
    Well, the first possibility is that the letters stand for numbers. No, that doesn't work because r would have two digits. Well, let's do it anyway.

    Bread = 218514 or 2*18*5*1*4
  7. 14 Dec '05 20:00 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Wildfire
    Here's a fairly simple puzzler...

    What is the square root of bread?

    Keep in mind that this is not a joke, and that the answer does in fact have a numerical value that can be calculated if you think about it long enough.


    Edit: If no one can figure it out, I shall post a hint to get you started...
    hmmm....


    grain?

    Or would that be the cube root?
  8. Standard member eldragonfly
    leperchaun messiah
    14 Dec '05 20:34 / 3 edits
    Since it is apparent that V(bread) = (2+18+5+1+4) = 30

    the square root of 30 = approx 5.48

    Unless this is some fishy kernal of wheat wordplay type thingie.
  9. Standard member Wildfire
    Force of Nature
    14 Dec '05 21:49
    Originally posted by eldragonfly
    Since it is apparent that V(bread) = (2+18+5+1+4) = 30

    the square root of 30 = approx 5.48

    Unless this is some fishy kernal of wheat wordplay type thingie.
    You're getting extremely close, but you're solving it wrong...
  10. 14 Dec '05 22:05
    Originally posted by Wildfire
    You're getting extremely close, but you're solving it wrong...
    Could it be:
    2 x 18 x 5 x 1 x 4 = 720

    The answer being the square root of 720 which is 26.833
  11. Standard member Wildfire
    Force of Nature
    14 Dec '05 22:15
    Originally posted by Bad wolf
    Could it be:
    2 x 18 x 5 x 1 x 4 = 720

    The answer being the square root of 720 which is 26.833
    No, sorry.
  12. 14 Dec '05 22:51
    If it's ascii values, it is
    98 114 101 97 100

    sqrt of their product is 104619.35

    sqrt of their sum is 22.58317958
  13. Standard member Wildfire
    Force of Nature
    14 Dec '05 23:01
    Originally posted by iamatiger
    If it's ascii values, it is
    98 114 101 97 100

    sqrt of their product is 104619.35

    sqrt of their sum is 22.58317958
    Nope, the sixth poster has the general idea...
  14. 14 Dec '05 23:14
    Originally posted by Wildfire
    Nope, the sixth poster has the general idea...
    Bread = 2 + 18 + 5 + 4 + 1

    could 18 mean 1 + 8 instead of 18?
  15. 14 Dec '05 23:31
    Is it bread = 218514,
    sqrt(bread) = 467.45481?