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We had this hard problem in our math exam:

One yellow turnip weighs 400g more than four carrots. Two carrots and a cauliflower weigh as much as one turnip. Two turnips weigh as much as three cauliflowers. Turnips can't weigh more than 1300 g, and carrots can't weigh less than 150g. How much does a) one turnip B) one carrot c) one cauliflower weigh?

The answer I got was:

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Turnip: 1200g

Carrot: 200g

Cauliflower: 800g

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So... your speech (thanking) and fine motor control (typing) seem fine, but mopping is beyond your grasp? Ok.

Psh. Today's world, typing is muscle memory and mopping is foreign. "Back in my day..."

 

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We had this hard problem in our math exam:

One yellow turnip weighs 400g more than four carrots. Two carrots and a cauliflower weigh as much as one turnip. Two turnips weigh as much as three cauliflowers. Turnips can't weigh more than 1300 g, and carrots can't weigh less than 150g. How much does a) one turnip B) one carrot c) one cauliflower weigh?

The answer I got was:

Hidden Content:
[reason]Answer![/reason]

Turnip: 1200g

Carrot: 200g

Cauliflower: 800g

Hidden Content:
half a pot of soup for four hungry fieldhands
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We had this hard problem in our math exam:

One yellow turnip weighs 400g more than four carrots. Two carrots and a cauliflower weigh as much as one turnip. Two turnips weigh as much as three cauliflowers. Turnips can't weigh more than 1300 g, and carrots can't weigh less than 150g. How much does a) one turnip B) one carrot c) one cauliflower weigh?

The answer I got was:

Hidden Content:
[reason]Answer![/reason]

Turnip: 1200g

Carrot: 200g

Cauliflower: 800g

Hidden Content:
half a pot of soup for four hungry fieldhands

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Hey, this :lol: smilie is actually better than the previous one. :)

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Haven't seen you in a while, worldnewser. Yeah, big companies might have problems. Personally, I want to see people's Burger King orders (they have Windows 2000 to take orders in Monmouth County, New Jersey) turn from cheeseburgers into paper cuts. What fun to watch! But on a serious note, I am a little worried, it might be one of the first viruses/worms to have a serious effect on the global economy.

 

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There wasn't a virus behind Y2K though, just a strange conspiracy.

I thought THAT idea had died off nine years ago...there WAS no Y2K conspiracy! Just a shortening of variables to make programming easier.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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No, I didn't mean conspiracy in that way. I guess misconception would be a better word, sorry for my linguistic incompetency. Simon is right, everyone thought the changing of the 1 to a 2 in the thousands place of all operations would somehow cause a large failure of computers.

 

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It actually could have caused big problems. I have a prof who worked for the government at the time as a programming specialist. He often says people don't know just how much work went into making the Y2K bug as big a flop as it was.

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Simon is right, everyone thought the changing of the 1 to a 2 in the thousands place of all operations would somehow cause a large failure of computers.

I'm pretty sure the problem was that there wasn't a thousands digit to change.

That was the actual problem, but the generally believed concept was what I said, as far as I know, I've asked around a fair bit.

 

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I've never heard anyone say it that way...most people I talked to understood it pretty well...

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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Wait...I think I can solve this. How old are you?

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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