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# GLP and math questions on a saturday night!

Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 09:57 PM
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Dude, what part of the total of the bat and ball is 1.10 don't you understand?
I'm convinced you may not even know what the definition of the words "total" or "cost" is.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

one last time... The bat cost \$1 more than the ball. does the bat costing a dollar and the ball costing 10 cents give you a difference of a dollar. no.

people think Americans are stupid?
Quoting: FaithNoMore

No, you're still not grasping the definition of a total.
The op says the total cost is 1.10.
The bat and the ball together
cost 1.10.
A dime is still considered money in America.

To the other AC chiming in on this,
you're wrong too.
What you and this other guy prove is that there are more idiots in America than not.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha i know what the total is..1.10 i know also that there is a difference of one dollar between the bat and the ball. the ball cost a nickel. I hope you can solve this one day.
Quoting: FaithNoMore

"Often wrong, but never in doubt"

YOU ARE, I'm sure.

If the ball cost a nickel, the bat would cost a 1.05 more than the ball, not a dollar like the OP states. The OP states it costs a 1.00 more, not 1.05 more, the correct answer is still ".10".
<------ enjoy the ride
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 09:57 PM
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A bat and a ball cost \$1.10 in total. The bat costs \$1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?

I know a lot of you know the answer.

:divide15:
Quoting: Chrit

ball is free
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 09:59 PM
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This is an example of bullshit obfuscation that must mean you're in the government writing tax law right OP?

America used to be the place where a^2+b^2=c^2 was used to put 500 lb shot onto an invading enemy laying siege to one of our forts. Back then you had to do a math problem in your head while rifle bullets were whizzing by.

Nowadays America really is the place where there are genius discrete mathematicians and dudes who can't read taco bell menus. There aren't any craftsmen anymore who had geometry. You either code in like 4 different languages or you're a complete dumbass.
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Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:00 PM
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one last time... The bat cost \$1 more than the ball. does the bat costing a dollar and the ball costing 10 cents give you a difference of a dollar. no.

people think Americans are stupid?
Quoting: FaithNoMore

No, you're still not grasping the definition of a total.
The op says the total cost is 1.10.
The bat and the ball together
cost 1.10.
A dime is still considered money in America.

To the other AC chiming in on this,
you're wrong too.
What you and this other guy prove is that there are more idiots in America than not.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha i know what the total is..1.10 i know also that there is a difference of one dollar between the bat and the ball. the ball cost a nickel. I hope you can solve this one day.
Quoting: FaithNoMore

"Often wrong, but never in doubt"

YOU ARE, I'm sure.

If the ball cost a nickel, the bat would cost a 1.05 more than the ball, not a dollar like the OP states. The OP states it costs a 1.00 more, not 1.05 more, the correct answer is still ".10".
<------ enjoy the ride
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You bank with BOA I bet
drinking buddy

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05/12/2012 10:00 PM
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:sexydork:
To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
-Henry David Thoreau
wisc_natureboy

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05/12/2012 10:01 PM
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one last time... The bat cost \$1 more than the ball. does the bat costing a dollar and the ball costing 10 cents give you a difference of a dollar. no.

people think Americans are stupid?
Quoting: FaithNoMore

No, you're still not grasping the definition of a total.
The op says the total cost is 1.10.
The bat and the ball together
cost 1.10.
A dime is still considered money in America.

To the other AC chiming in on this,
you're wrong too.
What you and this other guy prove is that there are more idiots in America than not.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha i know what the total is..1.10 i know also that there is a difference of one dollar between the bat and the ball. the ball cost a nickel. I hope you can solve this one day.
Quoting: FaithNoMore

"Often wrong, but never in doubt"

YOU ARE, I'm sure.

If the ball cost a nickel, the bat would cost a 1.05 more than the ball, not a dollar like the OP states. The OP states it costs a 1.00 more, not 1.05 more, the correct answer is still ".10".
<------ enjoy the ride
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

OMG. We are doomed.
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Snarf

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05/12/2012 10:01 PM
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one last time... The bat cost \$1 more than the ball. does the bat costing a dollar and the ball costing 10 cents give you a difference of a dollar. no.

people think Americans are stupid?
Quoting: FaithNoMore

No, you're still not grasping the definition of a total.
The op says the total cost is 1.10.
The bat and the ball together
cost 1.10.
A dime is still considered money in America.

To the other AC chiming in on this,
you're wrong too.
What you and this other guy prove is that there are more idiots in America than not.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha i know what the total is..1.10 i know also that there is a difference of one dollar between the bat and the ball. the ball cost a nickel. I hope you can solve this one day.
Quoting: FaithNoMore

"Often wrong, but never in doubt"

YOU ARE, I'm sure.

If the ball cost a nickel, the bat would cost a 1.05 more than the ball, not a dollar like the OP states. The OP states it costs a 1.00 more, not 1.05 more, the correct answer is still ".10".
<------ enjoy the ride
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

Chrit (OP)

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05/12/2012 10:07 PM

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5 cents
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Yes, and it's funny to read all the arguing.
Quoting: wisc_natureboy

I wanna know where OP shops though
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 4041709

1963
I'm only human, it's my biggest flaw.

We must all realize a sink a chair and a pillow are all luxuries of home and a soldiers helmet takes the place of all three.
wisc_natureboy

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05/12/2012 10:09 PM
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5 cents
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 4041709

Yes, and it's funny to read all the arguing.
Quoting: wisc_natureboy

I wanna know where OP shops though
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 4041709

1963
Quoting: Chrit

Yes, at 'Deacon's Dime Store'.
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Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:10 PM
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\$ 0.05
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:13 PM
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Look men, I am high as fuck and it only took me 45 seconds to type this out, someone say algebra?

His initial conditions:
(1) ball+bat=1.10
(2) Bat=ball+1

solve (1) for ball:
(3)ball=1.10-bat

Insert (3) into (2)
Bat=1.10-bat+1

2bats = 1.10+1
2 bats = 2.10
1 bat = 1.05

Use (3) to solve for ball:
ball = 1.10 - 1.05
ball = .05
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:18 PM
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Re: GLP and math questions on a saturday night!
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one last time... The bat cost \$1 more than the ball. does the bat costing a dollar and the ball costing 10 cents give you a difference of a dollar. no.

people think Americans are stupid?
Quoting: FaithNoMore

No, you're still not grasping the definition of a total.
The op says the total cost is 1.10.
The bat and the ball together
cost 1.10.
A dime is still considered money in America.

To the other AC chiming in on this,
you're wrong too.
What you and this other guy prove is that there are more idiots in America than not.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha i know what the total is..1.10 i know also that there is a difference of one dollar between the bat and the ball. the ball cost a nickel. I hope you can solve this one day.
Quoting: FaithNoMore

"Often wrong, but never in doubt"

YOU ARE, I'm sure.

If the ball cost a nickel, the bat would cost a 1.05 more than the ball, not a dollar like the OP states. The OP states it costs a 1.00 more, not 1.05 more, the correct answer is still ".10".
<------ enjoy the ride
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

Dude.. really? Are you really this stupid?

If a ball costs .05
and a bat must cost \$1 more than the ball (\$1.05)
the total is \$1.10... now READ the question again... we'll hold the "even shorter bus" for ya.
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:20 PM
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I'll take y'all on, bring it,..the answer is .10.

Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:22 PM
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We need one of these every Saturday night, this shit is comedy gold.

Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:23 PM
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This is a good vent thread for me, I had a terrible day at work and arguing over a stupid math question is very relaxing and peaceful.
Thank you.
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:30 PM
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this thread needs to be certified as
doom truthful
Anonymous Coward
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05/12/2012 10:51 PM
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Solve for planet X
FaithNoMore

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05/12/2012 10:56 PM
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one last time... The bat cost \$1 more than the ball. does the bat costing a dollar and the ball costing 10 cents give you a difference of a dollar. no.

people think Americans are stupid?
Quoting: FaithNoMore

No, you're still not grasping the definition of a total.
The op says the total cost is 1.10.
The bat and the ball together
cost 1.10.
A dime is still considered money in America.

To the other AC chiming in on this,
you're wrong too.
What you and this other guy prove is that there are more idiots in America than not.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha i know what the total is..1.10 i know also that there is a difference of one dollar between the bat and the ball. the ball cost a nickel. I hope you can solve this one day.
Quoting: FaithNoMore

"Often wrong, but never in doubt"

YOU ARE, I'm sure.

If the ball cost a nickel, the bat would cost a 1.05 more than the ball, not a dollar like the OP states. The OP states it costs a 1.00 more, not 1.05 more, the correct answer is still ".10".
<------ enjoy the ride
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

haha wtf 5 cents plus \$1.05 would be 1.10(the total). wow
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Chrit (OP)

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05/13/2012 12:10 AM

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do I have to tell everyone the correct answer?

I'm only human, it's my biggest flaw.

We must all realize a sink a chair and a pillow are all luxuries of home and a soldiers helmet takes the place of all three.
FaithNoMore

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05/13/2012 12:13 AM
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do I have to tell everyone the correct answer?

Quoting: Chrit

It seems like some of the people here may need you too! lol
"If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as you please: But if it means the liberty of affronting, calumniating and defaming one another, I, for my part, own myself willing to part with my share of it, whenever our legislators shall please so to alter the law and shall chearfully consent to exchange my liberty of abusing others for the privilege of not being abused myself."
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Chrit (OP)

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05/13/2012 03:47 AM

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Wait till next Saturdays question.

0.05 cents
I'm only human, it's my biggest flaw.

We must all realize a sink a chair and a pillow are all luxuries of home and a soldiers helmet takes the place of all three.
Anonymous Coward
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05/13/2012 03:58 AM
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If it's a Vampire Bat I don't want it.

How big is the Ball?
Anonymous Coward
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05/13/2012 05:44 AM
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Wait till next Saturdays question.

0.05 cents
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.05 cents? that would be \$.0005
Anonymous Coward
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05/13/2012 05:50 AM
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I've heard this bollocks before.

He asks how much the ball costs and the answer is 5 cents.

FaithNoMore

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05/13/2012 05:51 AM
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Wait till next Saturdays question.

0.05 cents
Quoting: Chrit

.05 cents? that would be \$.0005
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1527230

lol
"If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as you please: But if it means the liberty of affronting, calumniating and defaming one another, I, for my part, own myself willing to part with my share of it, whenever our legislators shall please so to alter the law and shall chearfully consent to exchange my liberty of abusing others for the privilege of not being abused myself."
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Chrit (OP)

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05/13/2012 11:34 AM

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If it's a Vampire Bat I don't want it.

How big is the Ball?
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 15464787

I'm only human, it's my biggest flaw.

We must all realize a sink a chair and a pillow are all luxuries of home and a soldiers helmet takes the place of all three.
Anonymous Coward
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05/13/2012 09:08 PM
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Whatever, but the difference between .10 and a 1.10 is still a dollar.

I know the difference between a 1.00 and .10 is .90.

The question states the bat costs exactly 1.00 more than the ball not 1.05.

So I read this question is an experiment out of MIT. What if it's an experiment within a larger experiment to see if people can be forced to deny that which is blatantly true under peer pressure and invalidation.

As the other poster said, bullshit opfusacation.
And no, I don't bank with BOA, I've been with my local credit union for a few years now.
saros136

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05/13/2012 09:24 PM
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Whatever, but the difference between .10 and a 1.10 is still a dollar.

I know the difference between a 1.00 and .10 is .90.

The question states the bat costs exactly 1.00 more than the ball not 1.05.

So I read this question is an experiment out of MIT. What if it's an experiment within a larger experiment to see if people can be forced to deny that which is blatantly true under peer pressure and invalidation.

As the other poster said, bullshit opfusacation.
And no, I don't bank with BOA, I've been with my local credit union for a few years now.
Quoting: Anonymous Coward 9540311

Yes, the bat costs a dollar more than the ball. Now \$1.05 is one dollar more than \$0.05. Because if you have five cents and I give you a dollar you have a dollar and five cents. \$1.05.

It is also true that 1.05+.05= 1.10.

So both conditions are met if the ball costs 0.05.

********************************

Suppose the ball costs .10

Then according to the conditions, the bat costs 1.10, because 1+.1 = 1.10 (because that bat costs a dollar more)

But a ten cent ball together with a ball costing one dollar and ten cents costs 1.20
Anonymous Coward
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05/13/2012 09:25 PM
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OMG. I can't take it anymore. After years on this site lurking this is getting me to type my first post.

As a former math professor, please let me point out that IF...

ball = \$.10 and
bat = \$1.10,

that the TOTAL is \$1.20. The TOTAL is supposed to be \$1.10. Thus there is no freaking way the ball can be \$.10 with the bat a dollar more and the total coming out to \$1.10.
Anonymous Coward
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05/13/2012 09:27 PM
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