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Re: How does this add up?

... If my Algebra 2 teach wrote this and said "solve": 54 22 __ I can guarantee not everyone would use addition, ..... I think I remember some math convention learned many moons ago in my now hazy youth, whereupon if there isn't a function symbol, you should multiply. But this has become ...
by Lance
Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:44 am
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

Rest in Peace: Alan Thicke

Dead at 69. Pretty young... :(

Image
by Lance
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:13 am
 
Forum: Current Events and Politics
Topic: Rest in Peace: Alan Thicke
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

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by Lance
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:52 am
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: President Elect Donald J. Trump

You guys have heard me go on and on about Breaking Bad.

Now, this has happened:

Watch on youtube.com
by Lance
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:51 am
 
Forum: Current Events and Politics
Topic: President Elect Donald J. Trump
Replies: 152
Views: 11274

lol

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:03 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

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It took us close to 10 years to get through the first 10,000 and now we're on the verge of another 10K (1,100ish to go) in less than a year.
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:08 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: How does this add up?

I remember writing some machine language code back in the early 80s and the numerical operations were done like this. But in machine language, pretty much everything was done like this.
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

Lianachan wrote:ETA One has to be very careful doing a google image search for "69" in the office.

:glp-1rof1:

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: How does this add up?

Does anyone remember the old HP calculators, with RPN, so you didn't need parentheses/brackets? If everyone used PN or RPN, there would be no need for any rules on order of operations. I have no knowledge of this at all. Must ... Go ... Learn I agree that the acronyms leave a bit to be desired. I w...
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:58 pm
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

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I think it's interesting that the [AutoBot] has brought a lot of attention to this thread, and the post count has been going up pretty quickly lately even when it's not in use.
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:54 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:54 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

^^Um...

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:53 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

^^That's pretty good.

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:52 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: How does this add up?

This is where PEMDAS comes in. You do the 30 * 0 first, as if it were in parenthesis.
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

Sweet!


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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

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I don't think he noticed. I should fix it...
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:10 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: How does this add up?

I guess my title could have been misleading. The real question is: Is there any way this is something other than an addition problem?
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

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I could do a Major Domo post and then grab the mojo number but nah. You guys have been working for it.

Go for it!
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:40 pm
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:19 am
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: How does this add up?

Dragon Star wrote:Also worth noting, there could be 30+ years between what was taught to you all and myself. Might play some part in difference of educational methods.

Hmmm, now that is an interesting observation.
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:33 am
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:36 am
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619

Re: How does this add up?

... If my Algebra 2 teach wrote this and said "solve": 54 22 __ I can guarantee not everyone would use addition, ..... I think I remember some math convention learned many moons ago in my now hazy youth, whereupon if there isn't a function symbol, you should multiply. But this has become ...
by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:34 am
 
Forum: Toys-Я-Us
Topic: How does this add up?
Replies: 41
Views: 10032

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by Lance
Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:09 am
 
Forum: Baba O'Riley
Topic: 1,000,000
Replies: 363731
Views: 2737619
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