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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 05 Jun '04 09:47
    IF 1 third = 33.3% then how come 3 thirds = a whole whereas 3 -33.3% equal 99.9%
  2. 05 Jun '04 11:36 / 1 edit
    1/3 in fact = 1.[WORD TOO LONG]....

    <EDIT> LOL, ok perhap i better put it in writting. 1/3 = 1.3 recuring, i.e 1.333333333.....33333....333 on for ever and ever... <EDIT>
  3. 05 Jun '04 13:55
    Originally posted by zackster009
    IF 1 third = 33.3% then how come 3 thirds = a whole whereas 3 -33.3% equal 99.9%
    One third is not quite equal to 0.33; only in advertizing is it equal to that value.

    As stated, one third is equal to 0.333....

    -Ray.